Definition of Zwingli, Ulrich in US English:

Zwingli, Ulrich

proper noun

  • (1484–1531), Swiss religious reformer, the principal figure of the Swiss Reformation. He rejected papal authority and many orthodox doctrines and, although he had strong local support in Zurich, his ideas met with fierce resistance in some regions. Zwingli was killed in the civil war that resulted from his reforms.


Zwingli, Ulrich