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establishment

[i′stab·lish·mənt]
(oceanography)
The interval of time between the transit (upper or lower) of the moon and the next high water at a place.
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In 1833, the Legislature repealed the church establishment law, and state-favored religion ended.
Tutu told the large crowd, made up of the hues of the new South Africa, that Naude had been selected by the apartheid rulers for promotion to the very top of the ruling church establishment, even being admitted into the secretive Broederbond, the inner circle of Afrikaner power.
The fourth chapter examines the consequences of a church establishment for the propagation of the Christian faith.
Previous scholarship has tended to interpret Lollardy as solely an anti-clerical, anti-papal revolution against the medieval Church establishment.
With regard to religion, Jefferson was particularly concerned with the practice of church establishment.
He added: "We might be told that the church establishment will permit consenting Scots adults to watch Billy Connolly but official theologians would always tell us that to watch him is always a disorder of the soul.
Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire had systems of local church establishment in favor of the Congregationalists.
It was a theory of national cohesion, financial soundness, constitutional even-handedness, and comprehensive church establishment, whose practitioners were much more interested in a balanced 'representation' of interests than in capitational 'democracy'.
Luther (1961) presents the great reformer as an intense, volatile, earthy man impelled by his own personality to upset the church establishment.
The humourless Church establishment prevented Spike Milligan's family from having those words engraved on his tombstone, until they proposed putting them in incomprehensible Irish.
Instead, they find themselves to one extent or another fighting off attacks by secular society and the church establishment.