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Wesley, John

Syllabification: Wes·ley, John
Pronunciation: /ˈwezlē, ˈweslē
 
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Definition of Wesley, John in English:

( 1703–91), English preacher and cofounder of Methodism. Wesley won many working-class converts, but the opposition encountered from the establishment of the Church of England led to the Methodists forming a separate denomination in 1791. His brother Charles (1707–88) was also a founding Methodist.

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