Definition of Calvin, John in English:

Calvin, John

Syllabification: Cal·vin, John
Pronunciation: /ˈkalvin
 
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  • (1509–64), French theologian and reformer. On becoming a Protestant, he fled to Switzerland, where he attempted to reorder society on reformed Christian principles. His Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536) was the first systematic account of reformed Christian doctrine.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody