Seventh-Day Adventist


Seventh-Day Adventist
n
a member of a Christian religious group that was established in 1860. They have their sabbath (= the day of the week when they rest and worship God) on Saturday instead of Sunday, and they believe that Christ will soon return to earth. They are well known for their strict religious rules.

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      member of the largest organized modern denomination of Adventism, a millennialist Christian sect founded in the United States in the 19th century. See Adventist.

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Universalium. 2010.

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