from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The religious opinions and principles of the founders of the Oxford movement, put forth in a series of 90 pamphlets entitled Tracts for the Times, published at Oxford, England (1833-1841).
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- proper n. The principles of the Tractarians.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The principles of the Tractarians, or of those persons accepting the teachings of the “Tracts for the Times.”
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A system of religious opinion and practice promulgated within the Church of England in a series of papers entitled “Tracts for the Times,” published at Oxford between 1833 and 1841.
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- n. principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'
Tractarian + -ism (Wiktionary)