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propaganda


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Propaganda  \Prop`a*gan"da\,  n.  [Abbrev.  fr  L.  de  propaganda 
  fide:  cf  F.  propagande.  See  {Propagate}.] 
  1.  (R.  C.  Ch.) 
  a  A  congregation  of  cardinals,  established  in  1622, 
  charged  with  the  management  of  missions. 
  b  The  college  of  the  Propaganda,  instituted  by  Urban 
  VIII.  (1623-1644)  to  educate  priests  for  missions  in 
  all  parts  of  the  world. 
 
  2.  Hence  any  organization  or  plan  for  spreading  a  particular 
  doctrine  or  a  system  of  principles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  propaganda 
  n  :  information  that  is  spread  for  the  purpose  of  promoting  some 
  cause 




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