- Christians collectively
- those parts of the world where most inhabitants profess the Christian faith
Origin of ChristendomMiddle English and Old English cristendom, Christianity: see Christian and -dom
- Christians considered as a group.
- The portion of the world in which Christianity is the dominant religion.
Origin of ChristendomMiddle English Cristendom from Old English cristendōm cristen Christian ; see Christian . -dōm -dom
(countable and uncountable, plural Christendoms)
- The Christian world. [from 14th c.]
From Old English cristendōm, corresponding to Christian + -dom.