the Church of England and those churches that are in communion with it and each other and that share essentially its doctrines and order, as the Church of Ireland, the Episcopal Church of Scotland, the Church of Wales, and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.
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British Dictionary definitions for anglican church
any Church of the Anglican Communion or the Anglican Communion itself
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