Reformed, adjective

Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Translation of Afrikaans (and formerly Dutch) gereformeerde.
Dutch Reformed.
Note:
Formerly used most commonly of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk (see NGK), ‘Reformed’ now usually refers to the Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika (see Gereformeerde).
1809 Afr. Court CalendarReformed Church. Wilhelm Buissinne Esq. Political Comissioner.
1827 A.J. Jardine Fragment of Church Hist. 10The Rev. Messrs. Smith and Murray, Ministers of the Reformed Church..in the Eastern Province of the settlement.
1882 J. Nixon Among Boers 130The tenets of the Reformed Church are Calvinistic.
c1936 S. & E. Afr. Yr Bk & Guide 95Smaller Dutch churches are (1) the Reformed Church of South Africa (2.73 per cent), based on the regulations of the Dordrecht Church Assembly of 1618–19, amended by the Synod of Utrecht of 1905.
1975 S. Afr. Panorama Jan. 9 (caption)The spires of the Dutch Reformed and Reformed Churches tower above the skyline of Burgersdorp, the town where the Reformed Church was founded in 1860.
1991 A. Van Wyk Birth of New Afrikaner 109He (sc. F.W. de Klerk) is a true Christian, belonging to the Reformed Church (Gereformeerde Kerk) which was also the church of..Paul Kruger.
Dutch Reformed.
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