Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Strict adherence to the forms, principles, or discipline of some church, especially a state church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Strict adherence to the forms or principles of some church organization; sectarianism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Strict adherence to the forms or principles of some church organization.

Etymologies

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church +‎ -ism

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