christian Idioms & Phrases


born-again christian

  • noun a Christian who has experienced a dramatic conversion to faith in Jesus
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christian bible

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen
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christian church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    church.
  • noun a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
    Disciples of Christ.
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Christian Commission

  • . See under Commission.
Webster 1913

Christian court

  • . Same as Ecclesiastical court.
Webster 1913

christian dior

  • noun French couturier whose first collection in 1947 created a style that became known as the New Look (1905-1957)
    Dior.
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Christian era

  • noun the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth
    Common era.
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  • the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894.
Webster 1913

christian friedrich hebbel

  • noun German dramatist (1813-1863)
    Friedrich Hebbel; Hebbel.
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christian friedrich schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Schonbein; Christian Friedrich Schonbein.
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christian holy day

  • noun a religious holiday for Christians
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christian huygens

  • noun Dutch physicist who first formulated the wave theory of light (1629-1695)
    Christiaan Huygens; Huygens.
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christian johann doppler

  • noun Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)
    Doppler.
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christian liturgy

  • noun the Christian worship services
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Christian name

  • noun the first name given to Christians at birth or christening
    baptismal name.
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  • the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname.
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christian religion

  • noun a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
    Christianity.
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christian schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Schonbein; Christian Friedrich Schonbein.
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christian science

  • noun Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866
    Church of Christ Scientist.
  • noun religious system based on teachings of Mary Baker Eddy emphasizing spiritual healing
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christian scientist

  • noun a member of the Protestant church founded in the United States by Mary Baker Eddy
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christian theology

  • noun the teachings of Christian churches
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christian year

  • noun the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
    church year.
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congregational christian church

  • noun merger of the Congregational Church and the Christian Church
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georges joseph christian simenon

  • noun French writer (born in Belgium) best known for his detective novels featuring Inspector Maigret (1903-1989)
    Georges Simenon; Simenon.
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hand-schuller-christian disease

  • noun inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
    Hand-Schuller-Christian disease.
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hans christian andersen

  • noun a Danish author remembered for his fairy stories (1805-1875)
    Andersen.
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hans christian oersted

  • noun Danish physicist (1777-1851)
    Oersted.
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jan christian smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Smuts.
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johan julius christian sibelius

  • noun Finnish composer (1865-1957)
    Jean Sibelius; Sibelius.
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judeo-christian

  • adjective being historically related to both Judaism and Christianity
    • the Judeo-Christian tradition
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non-christian priest

  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    priest.
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pre-christian

  • adjective of or relating to or being the time before the beginning of the Christian era
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rasmus christian rask

  • noun Danish philologist whose work on Old Norse pioneered in the field of comparative linguistics (1787-1832)
    Rask.
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rudolf christian karl diesel

  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.
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schuller-christian disease

  • noun inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
    Hand-Schuller-Christian disease.
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uniate christian

  • noun a member of the Uniat Church
    Uniate; Uniat.
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