City of God

Definition of City of God

: new jerusalem , paradise, heaven

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First Known Use of City of God

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for City of God

translation of Late Latin Civitas Dei, an ideal heavenly city described by Saint Augustine (Aurelius Augustinus) †430 early Christian church father in his work De Civitate Dei (The City of God)

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“City of God.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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