Christendom

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noun Chris·ten·dom \ˈkri-sən-dəm\

Definition of Christendom

  1. 1 :  christianity 1

  2. 2 :  the part of the world in which Christianity prevails

Origin and Etymology of christendom

Middle English cristendom, from Old English cristendōm, from cristen


First Known Use: before 12th century


CHRISTENDOM Defined for English Language Learners

Christendom

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noun Chris·ten·dom \ˈkri-sən-dəm\

Definition of Christendom for English Language Learners

  • : people who are Christians

  • : the part of the world where most people are Christians


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