co-religionist

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From co- +‎ religionist.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəʊɹɪˈlɪdʒənɪst/

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co-religionist (plural co-religionists)

  1. A fellow follower of one's religion.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 499:
      From the mid-sixteenth century, Western Christians – Protestants as well as Roman Catholics, thanks to the great split of the Reformation – interested themselves afresh in their afflicted co-religionists in the East.

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