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  • He hopes to see all the evangelical denominations joined in one strong body, opposing Catholicism and Christian Science, and properly guiding all movements that make for morality and prohibition.
  • I went to a denominational college and learned that since dictating the Bible, and hiring a perfect race of ministers to explain it, God has never done much but creep around and try to catch us disobeying it.

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as in: the Baptist denomination Define
a group of religious congregations (such as churches, temples, masques...) sharing distinctive beliefs and belonging to the same organization or more rarely (and less formally): any categorization of people
as in: bills of a large denomination Define
a shared value printed on different pieces of currency -- such as $20 bills or more rarely: a unit of measure belonging to other systems of measurement
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