Christendom(redirected from Corpus Christianum)
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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.]
1. (Theology) the collective body of Christians throughout the world or throughout history
2. (Theology) an obsolete word for Christianity
Chris•ten•dom(ˈkrɪs ən dəm)
1. Christians collectively.
2. the Christian world.
Christians collectively or the Christian world.See also: Christianity
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"