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1. Christians considered as a group.
2. The portion of the world in which Christianity is the dominant religion.
[Middle English Cristendom, from Old English cristendōm : cristen, Christian; see Christian + -dōm, -dom.]
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1. (Theology) the collective body of Christians throughout the world or throughout history
2. (Theology) an obsolete word for Christianity
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Chris•ten•dom(ˈkrɪs ən dəm)
1. Christians collectively.
2. the Christian world.
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Christians collectively or the Christian world.See also: Christianity
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ChristendomChristians collectively, 1131; A particular body or community of Christians, 1205.
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|Noun||1.||Christendom - the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia); "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"|
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
Christian church, church - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
church - the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church; "our church is hosting a picnic next week"
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Christendom[ˈkrɪsndəm] N → cristiandad f
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Christendom[ˈkrɪsəndəm] n (old-fashioned) → chrétienté f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (old) → die Christenheit
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Christendom[ˈkrɪsndəm] n → cristianità
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