Definition of Herrnhuter in English:

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Herrnhuter

Pronunciation: /ˈhərnˌho͞odər/

noun

A member of a Moravian Church.
Example sentences
  • Andreas Gestrich and Carola Wessel detail the variant experiences of Herrnhuters in eighteenth-century Russia and the upper Ohio Valley, respectively.
  • In the church, built in 1914, you can see the organ that dates back to the time of the Herrnhuters.
  • He found the teaching of the Herrnhuters too restrictive, however, because the faculty refused to lecture on current intellectual trends.

Origin

Mid 18th century: German, from Herrnhut (literally 'the Lord's keeping'), the name of the first German settlement of the Moravian Church.

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Syllabification: Herrn·hut·er

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