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Meaning of TRACTARIAN

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a follower of Tractarianism and supporter of the Oxford movement (which was expounded in pamphlets called"Tracts for the Times")
 

TRACTARIAN is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: Christian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Trac*ta"ri*an\, n. (Ch. of England)
    One of the writers of the Oxford tracts, called ``Tracts for
    the Times,'' issued during the period 1833-1841, in which
    series of papers the sacramental system and authority of the
    Church, and the value of tradition, were brought into
    prominence. Also, a member of the High Church party, holding
    generally the principles of the Tractarian writers; a
    Puseyite.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Trac*ta"ri*an\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the Tractarians, or their principles.
    
    
 

 

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