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Evangelical, Evangel (Gospel), in a strict sense, that which has to do with or partakes of the nature of the Gospel. In a wider sense it is applied to such sects or religions as aim at regulating their lives by the Gospel. It is also applied in a special sense, as for instance to the National Church of Prussia, or to that party in the English Church otherwise known as Low Churchmen.