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Definition of Presbyterian

Presbyterian

  1. Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed.
  2. One who maintains the validity of ordination and government by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church.

Presbyterian Quotations

I'm a strange mixture of my mother's curiosity; my father, who grew up the son of the manse in a Presbyterian family, who had a tremendous sense of duty and responsibility; and my mother's father, who was always in trouble with gambling debts.
Rupert Murdoch

My father and I used to tussle about me becoming an actor. He's from strong, Presbyterian Scottish working-class stock, and he used to sit me down and say, 'You know, 99 percent of actors are out of work. You've been educated, so why do you want to spend your life pretending to be someone else when you could be your own man?'
Tom Hiddleston

My wife attends a Presbyterian church.
Pat Robertson

My early prose style - this is so embarrassing - was sort of a suburban, Presbyterian knockoff of Woody Allen.
John Hughes

It is sufficient to say, what everybody knows to be true, that the Irish population is Catholic, and that the Protestants, whether of the Episcopalian or Presbyterian Church, or of both united, are a small minority of the Irish people.
John Bright
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Presbyterian Translations

presbyterian in German is Presbyterianer
presbyterian in Spanish is presbiteriano

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