from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a sect of Socinians or Unitarians in Poland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to Rakow, a town of Poland, or to the Socinians, who made it their chief seat in the first part of the seventeenth century: as, the Racovian Catechism (a popular exposition of Socinianism: see catechism, 2).
  • n. An inhabitant of Rakow, or an adherent of the Unitarian doctrines formerly taught there; specifically, a Polish Socinian.


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  • (adj.) of or pertaining to Rakow, Poland, or to the Unitarians (Socinians) centered there in the 17th century; (n.) an adherent of the doctrines taught at Rakow.

    May 16, 2008