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Pronunciation:  `krischee'anitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the system of Christian beliefs and practices
  2. [n]  the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history; "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"

CHRISTIANITY is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Christendom, Christian religion
 See Also: Adventism, body, Catholicism, Catholicity, Christian church, church, faith, Protestantism, Puseyism, religion, religious belief, Second Adventism, Tractarianism



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chris*tian"i*ty\, n. [OE. cristiente, OF.
cristient['e], F. chr['e]tient['e], fr. L. christianitas. ]
1. The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and
   precepts taught by Christ.

2. Practical conformity of one's inward and outward life to
   the spirit of the Christian religion

3. The body of Christian believers. [Obs.]

         To Walys fled the christianitee Of olde Britons.

Thesaurus Terms
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