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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindooism  \Hin"doo*ism\,  Hinduism  \Hin"du*ism\,  n. 
  The  religious  doctrines  and  rites  of  the  Hindoos;  Brahmanism. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hinduism 
  n  1:  the  dominant  religion  of  India;  characterized  by  a  caste 
  system  and  belief  in  reincarnation  [syn:  {Hinduism},  {Hindooism}] 
  2:  a  complex  of  beliefs  and  values  and  customs  including 
  worship  of  many  gods  especially  the  Trimurti  composed  of 
  Brahma  the  Creator;  Vishnu  the  preserver;  and  Shiva  the 
  destroyer  [syn:  {Hinduism},  {Hindooism}] 




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