Christendom

noun
Chris·​ten·​dom | \ ˈkri-sᵊn-dəm How to pronounce Christendom (audio) \

Definition of Christendom

2 : the part of the world in which Christianity prevails

First Known Use of Christendom

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Christendom

Middle English cristendom, from Old English cristendōm, from cristen

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“Christendom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Christendom. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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