- an adherent of the same religion as another.
Origin of coreligionist
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Is the Jew's first duty to his countryman or to his coreligionist?A Thousand Years of Jewish History
Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
It is, as already intimated, the increasing eclat of Shakespeare's name and fame which has made him desirable as a coreligionist.What was the Religion of Shakespeare?
M. M. Mangasarian
- an adherent of the same religion as another
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