Gereformeerde, adjective

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, ‘reformed’.
Of or pertaining to the Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika (Reformed Church in South Africa), one of the family of Dutch Reformed churches. See also Dopper noun1.
Note:
See note at Dutch Reformed. Hillegas is inaccurate in his labelling of the Doppers as ‘Hervormde’.
1900 H.C. Hillegas Oom Paul’s People 100The Hervormde Dopper branch of the Dutch Reformed Church is the result of a disagreement in 1883 with the Gereformeerde branch on the singing of hymns during religious service.
1975 P.G.J. Meiring in T. Sundermeier Church & Nationalism 65When the Gereformeerde Paul Kruger was taking the oath for the last time as president of the Z.A.R., he deemed it fit to call upon the Transvaal churches to recognise a higher loyalty than their loyalties to either state or people.
Of or pertaining to the Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika (Reformed Church in South Africa), one of the family of Dutch Reformed churches.
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