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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States.

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  • An Account of the People called Shakers -- their Faith, Doctrines, and
  • The Shakers were a reverent group who thought long and hard about their place in the universe.
  • The Shakers are the oldest and the largest communistic sect to find a congenial home in America.
  • Like the Ephratans, the Shakers are a religious sect and live a community life for a religious purpose. for more
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