Meaning of Counter Reformation

Coun'ter Reforma'tion

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the movement within the Roman Catholic Church that followed the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century.


Pronunciation: (koun'tur-ref"ur-mā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a reformation opposed to or counteracting a previous reformation.
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