Dutch Reformed


of or relating to a Protestant denomination (Dutch Reformed Church), founded by Dutch settlers in New York in 1628 and renamed the Reformed Church in America in 1867.

Origin of Dutch Reformed

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for dutch reformed church

Dutch Reformed Church


any of the three Calvinist Churches to which most Afrikaans-speaking South Africans belong
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