HyperDic: church_of_england

English > 1 sense of the expression Church of England:
NOUNgroupChurch of England, Anglican Church, Anglican Communionthe national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs)
English > Church of England: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymsAnglican Church, Anglican Communion
Category ofCircumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1(Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus
Evening Prayer, evensong(Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
archdeacon(Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop
bishopA senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority
sidesman(Church of England) an assistant to the churchwarden
vicar(Church of England) a clergyman appointed to act as priest of a parish
Categorychurch service, churchA service conducted in a house of worship
MembersAnglicanA Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism
Anglican CatholicA member of the Anglican Church who emphasizes its Catholic character
NarrowerChurch of IrelandAutonomous branch of the Church of England in Ireland
Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church of ScotlandAn autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
Episcopal Church, Protestant Episcopal ChurchUnited States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
BroaderProtestant denominationgroup of Protestant congregations

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