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Christendom


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The worldwide body or society of Christians; the Christian world. The word is recorded from Old English (in form crīstendōm), and comes from crīsten ‘Christian’ + -dōm ‘domain’.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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