Share this entry

Newman, John Henry Line breaks: John Henry New¦man
Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːmən/

Definition of Newman, John Henry in English:

( 1801–90), English churchman and theologian. A founder of the Oxford Movement, in 1845 he turned to Roman Catholicism, becoming a cardinal in 1879.

Definition of Newman, John Henry in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources