Definition of Herrnhuter in English:


Line breaks: Herrn|huter
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːnhuːtə
, ˈhɛːr(ə)n-/


  • A member of a Moravian Church.
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    • 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.


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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