Definition for A-POL-LI-NA'RI-ANS


in Church history, a sect, deriving their name from Apollinaris, bishop of Laodicea, in the 4th century, who denied the proper humanity of Christ; maintaining that his body was endowed with a sensitive, and not with a rational soul; and that the divine nature supplied the place of the intellectual principle in man. – Encyc. Hooker. Apollo-Belvidere, an ancient statue of the first class in excellence.

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