[ zwing-glee, swing-; German tsving-lee ]
/ ˈzwɪŋ gli, ˈswɪŋ-; German ˈtsvɪŋ li /
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Ul·rich [ool-rikh] /ˈʊl rɪx/ or Hul·dreich [hool-drahykh], /ˈhʊl draɪx/, 1484–1531, Swiss Protestant reformer.
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How to use Zwingli in a sentence
Zwingli, the great Swiss reformer, played an important part in the history of Zurich.From the Thames to the Tiber|J. Wardle
The family of the Zwingles, or Zwingli, was ancient, and in high esteem among the inhabitants of these mountains.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Luther, Zwingli, and Calvin all made their appeal directly to Scripture.An American Religious Movement|Winfred Ernest Douglas
Zwingli wanted to exclude the Book of Revelation from the canon.The Bible and Life|Edwin Holt Hughes
Zwingli and Calvin both did away with all pictures in the churches.The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation|Ernst Von Dobschutz
British Dictionary definitions for Zwingli
/ (German ˈtsvɪŋli) /
Ulrich (ˈʊlrɪç) or Huldreich (ˈhʊltraiç). 1484–1531, Swiss leader of the Reformation, based in Zurich. He denied the Eucharistic presence, holding that the Communion was merely a commemoration of Christ's death
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