Definition of 'pagan'
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Then the minister prayed and began to read the ancient and somewhat pagan service. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)This is because of their association with pagan festivals. The Sun (2015)Pagan ritual is very different from this. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)It addresses what was then the fraught issue of food left over from pagan worship. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He refused to do so and burnt down a pagan temple. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pagan religion is based on a core body of myth and saga which is our inheritance from our ancestors over thousands of years. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)It is almost pagan, this worship of the Flame. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Easter is far more than a Bank Holiday or a pagan spring festival. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: pagan ADJECTIVE
Pagan beliefs and activities do not belong to any of the main religions of the world and take nature and a belief in many gods as a basis. They are older, or are believed to be older, than other religions.
...the pagan festival of the Spring Goddess.
British English: pagan NOUN
In former times, pagans were people who did not believe in Christianity and who many Christians considered to be inferior people.
The new religion was eager to convert the pagan world.
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