Roger Williams




Definitions of Roger Williams
  1. noun

    English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)

    synonyms:
    Williams
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    clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend

    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
    colonist, settler

    a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country

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