Christianity

noun Chris·tian·i·ty \ ˌkris-chē-ˈa-nə-tē , ˌkrish- , -ˈcha-nə- , ˌkris-tē-ˈa- \

Definition of Christianity

1 : the religion derived from Jesus Christ, based on the Bible as sacred scripture, and professed by Eastern, Roman Catholic, and Protestant bodies
2 : conformity to the Christian religion
3 : the practice of Christianity

First Known Use of christianity

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CHRISTIANITY Defined for English Language Learners

Christianity

Definition of Christianity for English Language Learners

  • : the religion that is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ


CHRISTIANITY Defined for Kids

Christianity

noun Chris·tian·i·ty \ ˌkris-chē-ˈa-nə-tē \

Definition of Christianity for Students

: the religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ


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