Definition of Established church

1. Noun. The church that is recognized as the official church of a nation.

Generic synonyms: Faith, Organized Religion, Religion



Definition of Established church

1. Noun. a church that is officially recognized as a national institution by a government; in England it is the Church of England ¹

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Literary usage of Established church

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The jm- portance of the latter measure, from the point of view of the history of the established church, can hardly be exaggerated; for it was the direct ..."

2. The Development of Modern Europe: An Introduction to the Study of Current by James Harvey Robinson, Charles Austin Beard (1907)
"THE ENGLISH established church AND THE PROTESTANT SECTS 27. In England Henry VIII had thrown off his allegiance to the Pope and declared himself the head of ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1811)
"V. The State of the established church, in a Series of Letters to the Right Honourable ... AN established church has for its end the maintenance of reli- ..."

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