[ muh-nol-uh-tree ]
/ məˈnɒl ə tri /
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the worship of only one god although other gods are recognized as existing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM monolatrymo·nol·a·ter [muh-nol-uh-ter], /məˈnɒl ə tər/, mo·nol·a·trist, nounmo·nol·a·trous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for monolatry
It is in the category of monolatry that I conceive the theology of the old Israelites must be ranged.The Evolution of Theology: An Anthropological Study|Thomas Henry Huxley
In contrast with 'henotheism' or 'monolatry,' such as the worship of the early Hebrews.Outspoken Essays|William Ralph Inge
British Dictionary definitions for monolatry
/ (mɒˈnɒlətrɪ) /
the exclusive worship of one god without excluding the existence of others
Derived forms of monolatrymonolater (mɒˈnɒlətə) or monolatrist, nounmonolatrous, adjective
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