What does Christendom mean?

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ˈkrɪs ən dəmChris·ten·dom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Christendom, Christianity(noun)

    the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)

    "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"


  1. Christendom(ProperNoun)

    The state of being a Christian.

  2. Christendom(ProperNoun)

    The Christian world.

  3. Origin: cristendom, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Christendom(noun)

    the profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it

  2. Christendom(noun)

    the name received at baptism; or, more generally, any name or appelation

  3. Christendom(noun)

    that portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands

  4. Christendom(noun)

    the whole body of Christians

  5. Origin: [AS. cristendm; cristen a Christian + -dom.]


  1. Christendom

    Christendom, or the Christian world, has several meanings. In a cultural sense, it refers to the worldwide community of Christians, adherents of Christianity. In its historical sense, the term usually refers to the medieval and early modern period, during which the Christian world represented a geopolitical power juxtaposed with both paganism and especially the military threat of the Muslim world. In a contemporary sense, it may simply refer collectively to Christian majority countries or countries in which Christianity dominates or nations in which Christianity is the established religion.

How to pronounce Christendom?

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How to say Christendom in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Christendom in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Christendom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Christendom in a Sentence

  1. Palazzo Cardinal Cesi:

    Here the guests can personally experience the spirituality of this unique place, drenched in history at the very heart of Christendom, with the enormous privilege of being able to stay so close to the Holy Father’s residence.

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