- a Swiss Protestant; Zwinglian.
Origin of Helvetic
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Examples from the Web for helvetic
The Helvetic body does the same; and so does the Belgic confederacy.
I had many interesting talks with them about Helvetic politics and history.The Spell of Switzerland
Nathan Haskell Dole
A word respecting the Helvetic Society must close the present chapter.
He stopped their squabbles by summoning the "Helvetic Consulta" to Paris.
All that were enduring persecution in the Helvetic cantons for the cause of the Gospel addressed themselves to him.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
- Helvetian or Swiss
- of or relating to the Helvetic Confessions or to Swiss Protestantism
- a Swiss Protestant or reformed Calvinist who subscribes to one of the two Helvetic Confessions (of faith) formulated in 1536 and 1566
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