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Unit'ed Meth'odist Church'




1. the largest denomination of the Methodist church in the U.S., formed in 1939 from the merger of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and the Methodist Protestant Church, with the addition in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren.
2. a British Methodist church formed in 1907 by a union of three Methodist churches and united in 1932 with the Wesleyan Methodist Church and the Primitive Methodist Church to form the Methodist Church in Great Britain.

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