pre-Christian

adjective
pre-Chris·​tian | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈkris-chən How to pronounce pre-Christian (audio) , -ˈkrish- \

Definition of pre-Christian

: of, relating to, or being a time before the beginning of the Christian era

First Known Use of pre-Christian

1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Pre-Christian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pre-Christian. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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