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pre-Christian

[ pree-kris-chuhn ]
/ priˈkrɪs tʃən /
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adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to a time or period before the Christian Era.

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Origin of pre-Christian

First recorded in 1820–30; pre- + Christian
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pre-Christian

adjective

of or referring to the period of history prior to the establishment of Christianity
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