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Seventh-Day Adventist

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noun
a member of an Adventist Christian denomination that makes Saturday the chief day of rest and religious observance.
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Origin of Seventh-Day Adventist

1875–80
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Seventh-Day Adventist

noun
Protestant theol a member of that branch of the Adventists which constituted itself as a separate body after the expected Second Coming of Christ failed to be realized in 1844. They are strongly Protestant, believe that Christ's coming is imminent, and observe Saturday instead of Sunday as their Sabbath
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