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Mar Thoma Church

(Mar Thomites). A Syrian ch. in India; broke away as a reforming group from the Jacobites (see Jacobites, 1) beginning in the 1870s, maintaining an episcopacy with local consecration. See also India, 6, 7; Nonchalcedonian Churches, 2.

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