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Onei'da Commu'nity




a society of religious perfectionists established by John Humphrey Noyes, in 1848 at Oneida, N.Y., on the theory that sin can be eliminated through social reform: dissolved and reorganized in 1881 as a joint-stock company.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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