from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reform movement within the Roman Catholic Church that arose in 16th-century Europe in response to the Protestant Reformation.
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Letters Series), The Counter Reformation (1888), translated Curtius’s History of Greece, ed.
From a national standpoint, the effect of the victory of the Counter Reformation was that the German element in both dioceses became almost completely Polonized.