Waldenses: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wôl-den'sēz, wol-), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. a Christian sect that arose after 1170 in southern France, under the leadership of Pierre Waldo, a merchant of Lyons, and joined the Reformation movement in the 16th century. Also called
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