[ poh-puh-ree ]
/ ˈpoʊ pə ri /
the Roman Catholic Church, especially its doctrines, ceremonies, and system of government.
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He did not even say that those who upheld what he calls 'tenets of Popery' were to be silenced.Oliver Cromwell|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
British Dictionary definitions for popery
/ (ˈpəʊpərɪ) /
a derogatory name for Roman Catholicism
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