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Nonjuror Syllabification: Non·ju·ror
Pronunciation: /nänˈjo͝orər/

Definition of Nonjuror in English:


A member of the English clergy who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary in 1689.
Example sentences
  • The longest piece by far is Jonathan Clark's essay on ‘Samuel Johnson as a Nonjuror’, which pursues further some of the evidence for Johnson's true allegiances used in his 1994 book on the Great Cham.
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