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English Dictionary: Christianity by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Christianity
n
  1. a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
    Synonym(s): Christianity, Christian religion
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): Christendom, Christianity
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Christianity \Chris*tian"i*ty\, n. [OE. cristiente, OF.
      cristient[82], F. chr[82]tient[82], 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.
                                                                              --Chaucer.
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