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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prot·es·tant /ˈprɑtəstənt, ||prəˈtɛs-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prot·es·tant n.  One who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prot·es·tant a.
 1. Making a protest; protesting.
 2. Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism; "Protestant
             churches"; "a Protestant denomination"
      2: making a protest [syn: protesting(a)]
      n 1: an adherent of Protestantism
      2: the Protestant churches and denominations collectively [syn:
          Protestant Church]