Gallican: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gal'i-kun), [key]
— adj.
  1. Gallic; French.
    1. of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church in France.
    2. of or pertaining to a school or party of French Roman Catholics, before 1870, advocating the restriction of papal authority in favor of the authority of general councils, the bishops, and temporal rulers.
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