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One entry found for puritan.
Main Entry: pu·ri·tan
Pronunciation: primarystresspyudotr-schwat-schwan
Function: noun
1 capitalized : a member of a 16th and 17th century Protestant group in England and New England opposing many customs of the Church of England
2 : one who practices or preaches a stricter moral code than is generally followed
- puritan adjective, often capitalized
- pu·ri·tan·i·cal /secondarystresspyudotr-schwa-primarystresstan-i-kschwal/ adjective
- pu·ri·tan·ism /primarystresspyudotr-schwat-schwan-secondarystressiz-schwam/ noun, often capitalized

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