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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puritan \Pu"ri*tan\, n. [From Purity.]
     1. (Eccl. Hist.) One who, in the time of Queen Elizabeth and
        the first two Stuarts, opposed traditional and formal
        usages, and advocated simpler forms of faith and worship
        than those established by law; -- originally, a term of
        reproach. The Puritans formed the bulk of the early
        population of New England.
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     Note: The Puritans were afterward distinguished as Political
           Puritans, Doctrinal Puritans, and Puritans in
           Discipline. --Hume.
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     2. One who is scrupulous and strict in his religious life; --
        often used reproachfully or in contempt; one who has
        overstrict notions.
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              She would make a puritan of the devil. --Shak.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puritan \Pu"ri*tan\, a.
     Of or pertaining to the Puritans; resembling, or
     characteristic of, the Puritans.
     [1913 Webster] Puritanic

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  puritan
       adj : morally rigorous and strict; "blue laws"; "the puritan work
             ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was
             anything but puritanical in her behavior" [syn: blue(a),
              puritanic, puritanical]
       n 1: adheres to strict religious principles; opposed to sensual
            pleasures
       2: a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
          [syn: prude]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "puritan":
     Albigensian, Catharist, Franciscan, Grundy, Sabbatarian, Trappist,
     Victorian, Waldensian, abstainer, anchorite, ascetic, austere,
     bhikshu, bigoted, bluenose, dervish, disapproving, dour, fakir,
     fanatic, firm, flagellant, fundamentalist, goody-goody, hard,
     hard-line, hard-nosed, hermit, hidebound, impliable, inexorable,
     inflexible, intolerant, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded,
     mendicant, mid-Victorian, moralistic, muscle-bound, narrow-minded,
     obdurate, obstinate, old maid, orthodox, pietist, pietistic, prig,
     prim, procrustean, proper, prude, prudish, purist, puristic,
     puritanic, puritanical, relentless, religionist, rigid, rigorist,
     rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, sannyasi, severe, stern, stiff,
     stiff-necked, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, strict,
     stubborn, stuffy, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting,
     unyielding, uptight, yogi, yogin, zealot  
     
Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Puritan, PA
    Zip code(s): 15946

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