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Puritan US English

A member of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries who regarded the Reformation of the Church of England under Elizabeth as incomplete and sought to simplify and regulate forms of worship

Puritan New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

strict Protestant of the 16th and 17th centuries

puritan in Puritan US English

A person with censorious moral beliefs, especially about pleasure and sex

Puritan State US English

A nickname for the state of Massachusetts.