Mormon

Definition of Mormon

Mor´mon
Book of Mormon, first published in 1830. The Mormonsbelieve in polygamy, and their hierarchy of apostles, etc., has control of civil and religiousmatters.
prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of sea birds, having a large, thick bill; the puffin.
1.(Eccl.) One of a Christian denomination (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) in the United States, followers of Joseph Smith, who professed to have found an addition to the Bible, engraved on golden plates, called the
n.1.(Eccl.) A member of a sect, called the Reorganized Church of Jesus of Latterday Saints, which has always rejected polygamy. It was organized in 1852, and is represented in about forty States and Territories of the United States.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the Mormons; as, the Mormon religion; Mormon practices.

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, faith, Mormon Church, Mormons, religion, religious belief
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