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(Ronsdorf Sect; Zionites). Founded 1726 in Elberfeld, Ger.; removed 1737 to Ronsdorf by Elias Eller (1690–1750), who declared that his 2d wife was divinely designated as “mother of Zion” and that she would give birth to the Savior a 2d time. After Eller's death the sect declined.

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