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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A surname​.
  2. (used with "the") A specific church (Christian religious denomination), such as the Church of England or the Catholic Church.
    • Catechism of the Catholic Church:
      Thus, the Church considers all goodness and truth found in these religions as "a preparation for the Gospel and given by him who enlightens all men that they may at length have life."
    • 2008 November, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, “Lift Where You Stand”, in Liahona[1], page 53–56:
      John was a convert to the Church who left his home in England and traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as part of a handcart company.
  3. A village near Accrington in Lancashire, England.

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