verb (used with object), sec·u·lar·ized, sec·u·lar·iz·ing.
- secular tertiaries,
Origin of secularize
Examples from the Web for secularization
After secularization San Gabriel was one of the Missions that slaughtered a large number of her cattle for the hides and tallow.The Old Franciscan Missions Of California|George Wharton James
The Church had opposed the secularization of the drama, at the end of the fifteenth century, for two reasons.
But secularization has advanced under the State Church system.A History of Freedom of Thought|John Bagnell Bury
One of the most flourishing of the early missions, at the time of secularization it was valued at $90,000.Early Western Travels 1748-1846|Various
Secularization—the carrying on of systematic work against the Orthodox Church through special channels.Bolshevism|John Spargo