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A religion based on the worship of Mithras that was especially popular among the Roman military and a strong rival to Christianity during the late Roman Empire.
Mith·ra′ic (mĭ-thrā′ĭk) adj.
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(Other Non-Christian Religions) the ancient Persian religion of Mithras. It spread to the Roman Empire during the first three centuries ad
Mithraic, ˌMithraˈistic adj
ˈMithraist n, adj
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Mith•ra•ism(ˈmɪθ rəˌɪz əm)
an ancient religion in which Mithras was worshipped: a rival of Christianity in the Roman Empire.
Mith•ra′ic (-ˈreɪ ɪk) Mith`ra•is′tic, adj.
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an oriental mystery cult, admitting only men, whose deity was Mithras, the savior hero of Persian myth. — Mithraist, n. — Mithraic, adj.See also: God and Gods
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|Noun||1.||Mithraism - ancient Persian religion; popular among Romans during first three centuries a.d.|
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Mithraism[ˈmɪθreɪɪzəm] N → mitraísmo m
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