Definition of Plymouth Brethren in English:

Plymouth Brethren

proper noun

  • A strict Calvinistic religious body formed at Plymouth in England c.1830, having no formal creed and no official order of ministers. Its teaching emphasizes an expected millennium and members renounce many secular occupations, allowing only those compatible with New Testament standards.

Pronunciation:

Plymouth Brethren

/ˌplɪməθ ˈbrɛð(ə)rən/