Complete Definition of "Episcopal"

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English
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Adjective
Episcopal

  1. Of or relating to the affairs of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States.

Noun
Episcopal (plural: Episcopals)

  1. colloquial An adherent of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States; properly, an Episcopalian.

Usage notes
The term Episcopal may be used when referring to an Anglican Episcopal Church, as in There was a small Episcopal church at the end of the lane, or He had been an Episcopal priest for twenty years, but one often hears *Episcopalian instead.

Similarly, Episcopalian refers to an individual member of the church, but one may hear *Episcopal instead.

Related terms
Episcopalian

See also
Anglican
episcopal

References
http://www.holycross.net/anonline.htm

pl:Episcopal

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