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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heathenism  \Hea"then*ism\,  n. 
  1.  The  religious  system  or  rites  of  a  heathen  nation; 
  idolatry;  paganism. 
 
  2.  The  manners  or  morals  usually  prevalent  in  a  heathen 
  country;  ignorance;  rudeness;  barbarism. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heathenism 
  n  :  any  of  various  religions  other  than  Christianity  or  Judaism 
  or  Islamism  [syn:  {paganism},  {pagan  religion}] 




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