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Jehovah's Witnesses

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  1. a Christian sect, founded in the U.S. in the late 19th century, that believes in the imminent destruction of the world's wickedness and the establishment of a theocracy under God's rule.
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Jehovah's Witnesses

A religious denomination that expects the millennium to begin within a very few years. Jehovah's Witnesses insist on the use of Jehovah as a name for God. They deny the doctrine of the Trinity and consider Jesus to be the greatest of the witnesses of Jehovah.

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