Associations to the word «Christendom»


CHRISTENDOM, noun. The Christian world. [from 14thc.]
CHRISTENDOM, noun. (obsolete) The state of being a Christian. [9th-17thc.]
CHRISTENDOM, noun. (obsolete) The name received at baptism; any name or appellation.

Dictionary definition

CHRISTENDOM, 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".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke