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Trinity

[ trin-i-tee ]

noun

, plural Trin·i·ties
  1. Christianity.
    1. the Trinity. Also called Holy Trinity;. the union of three persons (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit ) in one Godhead, or the threefold personality of the one Supreme Being.
    2. a representation of this in art:

      Rublev’s Trinity is one of the more famous icons.

  2. trinity,
    1. a group of three; triad:

      The region is hampered by an unholy trinity of extremes—extreme climate, extreme poverty, and extreme ideology.

      The 15th century saw the triumph of physics in the trinity of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton.



trinity

1

/ ˈtrɪnɪtɪ /

noun

  1. a group of three
  2. the state of being threefold


Trinity

2

/ ˈtrɪnɪtɪ /

noun

  1. Also calledHoly TrinityBlessed Trinity Christian theol the union of three persons, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, in one Godhead
  2. Holy Trinity
    Holy Trinity a religious order founded in 1198

Trinity

  1. A doctrine of Christianity that there is one God and three divine persons in the one God: the Father, the Son ( Jesus ), and the Holy Spirit .


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Trinity1

First recorded in 1175–1225; Middle English Trinite, from Old French, from Late Latin trīnitās “triad, trio, the Trinity”; equivalent to trine + -ity

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Trinity1

C13: from Old French trinite , from Late Latin trīnitās , from Latin trīnus triple

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Example Sentences

We see a shot of Trinity with the Matrix code running down her face.

From Time

More curious still, Neo and Trinity both seem to have aged, while other characters in the film look to be younger versions of the characters we met in the original trilogy.

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We were looking at a holistic approach in supporting Trinity.

Trinity said she played many sports growing up, but soccer was her favorite.

Trinity’s brother, DJ, is a sophomore basketball player at Washington State.

There is this trinity of female mourning: for your grandmother, your mother, and your unborn daughter.

Although an undeniably compelling trinity of argumentation, it is not without its logical problems.

When the first council was called, there was no formal doctrine of the Trinity.

A fellow student named Trinity McCool credited him on Twitter with saving her and a friend.

He grew up in Dublin and studied at Trinity College, as did all my cousins.

The scene is the covenant made between the two first persons of the Trinity on Mount Moriah.

The Trinity business will answer exceedingly well; I have two engines ready for that purpose to put to work on my arrival in town.

The good influence of the operations of the Trinity louse might be shown by many interesting instances.

I thank and adore the ever-blessed Trinity, who gave thee such high gifts.

I thank and magnify the ever-blessed Trinity, who chose thee from all our race for this special privilege.

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