re-Chris·​tian·​ize (ˌ)rē-ˈkris-chə-ˌnīz How to pronounce re-Christianize (audio)
re-Christianized; reChristianizing; reChristianizes

transitive verb

: to Christianize again
During the next few centuries they effectively re-Christianized the continent, re-establishing monasteries, churches, and places of learning where ruins had been left in the wake of the Roman departure.Kevin Koch

Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of re-Christianize was in 1792

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Cite this Entry

“Re-Christianize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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