- Anglican Church
- nounthe national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head (Freq. 2)• Members of this Topic:↑Evening Prayer, ↑evensong, ↑archdeacon, ↑bishop, ↑sidesman, ↑vicar, ↑Circumcision, ↑Feast of the Circumcision, ↑January 1• Hypernyms: ↑Protestant denomination• Hyponyms: ↑Episcopal Church, ↑Protestant Episcopal Church, ↑Church of Ireland, ↑Episcopal Church of Scotland
* * *the Church of England and those churches that are in communion with it and each other and that share essentially its doctrines and order, as the Church of Ireland, the Episcopal Church of Scotland, the Church of Wales, and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.
* * *Anglican Church,= Church of England. (Cf. ↑Church of England)
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