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Noun: Roman Catholic  'row-mun 'kath(-u)-lik
  1. A member of the Roman Catholic Church
     
  2. The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    - Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman Church
Adjective: Roman Catholic  'row-mun 'kath(-u)-lik
  1. Of or relating to or supporting Romanism
    "the Roman Catholic Church";
    - Roman, R.C., Romanist, papistic, papistical [archaic]

Derived forms: Roman Catholics

Type of: Catholic, Catholic Church

Encyclopedia: Roman Catholic