Definition of Missionaries

1. Noun. (plural of missionary) ¹



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Definition of Missionaries

1. missionary [n] - See also: missionary

Lexicographical Neighbors of Missionaries

missiological
missiologies
missiologist
missiologists
missiology
mission
mission bells
mission creep
mission impossible
mission kill
mission mix
mission mixture
mission statement
mission statements
missional
missionaries (current term)
missionary-linguist
missionary linguist
missionary post
missionary station
missionary work
missionarylike
missioned
missioner
missioners
missioning
missionise
missionised

Literary usage of Missionaries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"No evidence is to be found in any of the writers of the period that either the missionaries or Bishop Zumarraga burnt anything in Mexico, Texcoco a literary ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"But the missionaries of the various denominations went forward with the work until marvelous success crowned their labors among the " Five Civilized Tribes ..."

3. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"When the missionaries first took up their residence in Honolulu, the native women ... Finally the missionaries provided them with long, loose calico robes, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1886)
"Its establishment dates back to 1828, and of the nine missionaries who went out in ... In 1843, the missionaries were able once more to return to Akropong, ..."

5. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1879)
"Our extracts from the missionaries' letters, mention the arrival of two more assistants from England, in 1642, and are then interrupted until the year 1646. ..."

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