lutheran

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Protestant reformer Martin Luther ( 1483- 1546) or to his doctrines.

Part of speech: noun

A follower of Luther.

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Usage examples "lutheran":

  1. The bride was a Lutheran, the Prince was a Catholic. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  2. They were mainly responsible for the recovery of Poland after that country had almost become Lutheran. - "A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.", Carlton J. H. Hayes.
  3. His early Catholicism had probably been little more than an outward profession, and as soon as he began to think seriously about religious questions, his natural bent had led him first to the Lutheran faith of his family, and then to the sterner doctrines, which had gained so firm a foothold in the towns of Holland and Zeeland. - "History of Holland", George Edmundson.