a religious sect that combines elements of Protestantism and Buddhism, founded by the Reverend Sun Myung Moon in 1954: many of its members live in communes sponsored by the sect.
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British Dictionary definitions for Unification Church
a religious sect founded in 1954 by Sun Myung Moon (1920–2012), S Korean industrialist and religious leader: See also Moonie
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