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Caodaism

[ kou-dahy-iz-uhm ]
/ kaʊˈdaɪ ɪz əm /
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noun

an eclectic religion, originated in Cochin-China in 1926, combining Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucianist elements and affected to some extent by Christianity.

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Origin of Caodaism

1935–40; <Vietnamese cao đài + -ism
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