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  • n. a religious zealot

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One earnestly devoted or attached to a religion; a religious zealot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A religious bigot, partizan, or formalist; a sectarian: sometimes used in other than a condemnatory sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot


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