from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several Christian heresies of the second and third centuries A.D. that attempted to maintain monotheism and the unity of the Godhead but thereby denied the independent hypostasis of God the Son.
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- proper n. The beliefs of the Monarchians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The theological doctrine respecting the Godhead maintained by the Monarchians.
From Latin Monarchiānī, the Monarchians, from monarchia, monarchy; see monarchy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Monarchian + -ism (Wiktionary)