Christendom

Chris"ten*dom

(?), n. [AS. cristendm; cristen a Christian + -dom.] 1. The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it. [Obs.] Shak.
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2. The name received at baptism; or, more generally, any name or appelation. [Obs.]
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Pretty, fond, adoptious christendoms.
Shak.
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3. That portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands.
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The Arian doctrine which then divided Christendom.
Milton
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A wide and still widening Christendom.
Coleridge.
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4. The whole body of Christians. Hooker.
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