- Also called Blessed Trinity, Holy Trinity. the union of three persons (Father, Son, and Holy Ghost) in one Godhead, or the threefold personality of the one Divine Being.
- a representation of this in art.
- Trinity Sunday.
- (lowercase) a group of three; triad.
- (lowercase) the state of being threefold or triple.
Origin of Trinity
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Contemporary Examples of trinity
There is this trinity of female mourning: for your grandmother, your mother, and your unborn daughter.Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life
December 6, 2014
When the first council was called, there was no formal doctrine of the Trinity.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke
June 8, 2014
A fellow student named Trinity McCool credited him on Twitter with saving her and a friend.Thank God the Murrysville School Attack Wasn’t Guns
April 9, 2014
He grew up in Dublin and studied at Trinity College, as did all my cousins.Dame Judi Dench on Playing the Inspiring Philomena
Dame Judi Dench
November 22, 2013
The show was set in fictional Trinity College and filmed at Royal Holloway, University of London.Cressida Bonas's Risqué Film Role Comes Back To Haunt Her
October 17, 2013
Historical Examples of trinity
The Trinity had, so to speak, come between me and the Godhead.
Not the Trinity should come first to powers so limited as mine—but God.
The phallic meaning of all this is evident; and a kind of Trinity is presented to us, viz.The Non-Christian Cross
John Denham Parsons
The Trinity is one of the most sublime mysteries of our holy religion.The Devil's Dictionary
The Dominican convent is there, just below the Trinity de' Monti.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
- a group of three
- the state of being threefold
Word Origin for trinity
- Also called: Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity Christian theol the union of three persons, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, in one Godhead
- See Trinity Sunday
- Holy Trinity a religious order founded in 1198
early 13c., "the Father, Son and Holy Spirit," constituting one God in prevailing Christian doctrine, from Old French trinite (11c.), from Latin trinitatem (nominative trinitas) "Trinity, triad" (Tertullian), from trinus "threefold, triple," from plural of trini "three at a time, threefold," related to tres (neuter tria) "three." The Latin word was widely borrowed in European languages with the rise of Christianity (e.g. Irish trionnoid, Welsh trindod, German trinität).