christendom has definitions from the field of Christianity
[ noun ] (Christianity) 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"

Used in print

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

And if he did stand on the margins of modernity , it was not in dying a martyr for such unity as Papal supremacy might be able to force on Western Christendom .

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