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Trinity

[ trin-i-tee ]
/ ˈtrɪn ɪ ti /
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noun, plural Trin·i·ties for 4a.
Also called Holy Trinity, Bles·sed Trin·i·ty [bles-id trin-i-tee] /ˈblɛs ɪd ˈtrɪn ɪ ti/ .Christianity. the union of three persons (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) in one Godhead, or the threefold personality of the one Supreme Being.
a representation of this in art.
trin·i·ty,
  1. a group of three; triad.
  2. the state of being threefold or triple.
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Origin of Trinity

First recorded in 1175–1225; Middle English Trinite, from Old French, from Late Latin trīnitās “triad, trio, the Trinity,” equivalent to trīn(us) “threefold” (see trine) + -itās -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for Trinity (1 of 2)

trinity
/ (ˈtrɪnɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
a group of three
the state of being threefold

Word Origin for trinity

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

British Dictionary definitions for Trinity (2 of 2)

Trinity
/ (ˈtrɪnɪtɪ) /

noun
Also called: Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity Christian theol the union of three persons, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, in one Godhead
Holy Trinity a religious order founded in 1198
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Cultural definitions for Trinity

Trinity

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.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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