Pythagoreanism

[ pi-thag-uh-ree-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ pɪˌθæg əˈri əˌnɪz əm /

noun

the doctrines of Pythagoras and his followers, especially the belief that the universe is the manifestation of various combinations of mathematical ratios.

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Origin of Pythagoreanism

First recorded in 1720–30; Pythagorean + -ism
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Pythagoreanism
/ (paɪˌθæɡəˈriːəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the teachings of Pythagoras and his followers, esp that the universe is essentially a manifestation of mathematical relationships
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