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CPSA, noun1

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Also C.P.S.A.
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EnglishShow more Initial letters of Church of the Province of South Africa, Church of the Province of Southern Africa, Province being a general English ecclesiastical term for a district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop.
The Anglican (Episcopal) Church in southern Africa, comprising dioceses in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, and the islands of St Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha. Also attributive. See also Order of Ethiopia.
[1870 Declaration of Fundamental Principles in C. Gray Life of Robert Gray (1876) 488We, being by representation the Church of the Province of South Africa, do declare that we receive and maintain the Faith of our Lord Jesus Christ as taught in the Holy Scriptures, held by the Primitive Church, summed up in the Creeds, and affirmed by the undisputed General Councils.]
[1988 J. Allen in Inside S. Afr. Feb. 3Archbishop Desmond Tutu is not..the primate of the Church of England in South Africa. He is primate of the Church of the Province of South Africa.]
The Anglican (Episcopal) Church in southern Africa, comprising dioceses in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, and the islands of St Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha. Also attributive.

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