Definition of Waldenses

1. Noun. A Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century.

Exact synonyms: Vaudois
Generic synonyms: Religious Order, Religious Sect, Sect



Definition of Waldenses

1. n. pl. A sect of dissenters from the ecclesiastical system of the Roman Catholic Church, who in the 13th century were driven by persecution to the valleys of Piedmont, where the sect survives. They profess substantially Protestant principles.

2. n. pl. A sect of dissenters from the ecclesiastical system of the Roman Catholic Church, who in the 13th century were driven by persecution to the valleys of Piedmont, where the sect survives. They profess substantially Protestant principles.

Definition of Waldenses

1. Noun. (plural of Waldense) ¹

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Medical Definition of Waldenses

1. A sect of dissenters from the ecclesiastical system of the Roman Catholic Church, who in the 13th century were driven by persecution to the valleys of Piedmont, where the sect survives. They profess substantially Protestant principles. Origin: So called from Petrus Waldus, or Peter Waldo, a merchant of Lyons, who founded this sect about a. D. 1170. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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