noun, plural hea·thens, hea·then.
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They also argued that the Bible authorized slavery, and that the slaves were actually being rescued from heathen Africa.
Duff kept straight on in a spirit of caution, and just missed treading upon the fattest rat in the heathen parish of St. John's.The Path of a Star|Mrs. Everard Cotes (AKA Sara Jeannette Duncan)
That this divine name was well-known to the Heathen there can be no doubt.
To such straits are translators sometimes reduced in the use of heathen languages!Fetichism in West Africa|Robert Hamill Nassau
Kissing was also employed in the heathen worship as a religious rite.
Rodriguez went mad, and was flayed alive for refusing to worship a heathen god.The Message|Louis Tracy