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