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Wicca

Syllabification: Wic·ca
Pronunciation: /ˈwikə
 
/

Definition of Wicca in English:

noun

The religious cult of modern witchcraft, especially an initiatory tradition founded in England in the mid 20th century and claiming its origins in pre-Christian pagan religions.
Example sentences
  • Adherents of Wicca, a pagan religion, worship nature and focus on positive energy.
  • There are so many out there, Jewish, Moslem, Russian Orthodox, Wicca - a religion for all seasons.
  • I really don't think there is a more feared and hated religion than Paganism or Wicca.

Origin

representing Old English wicca 'witch'.

Derivatives

Wiccan

1
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • It seems to me that there's a great deal of borrowing from paganism and Wiccan cultures.
  • I learned later that a couple of Wiccan groups and a Shamanic Drum circle use the same area for activities on the weekends.
  • Secondly, unlike some cultures with powerful goddesses in their pantheons, Wiccans espouse norms of gender equality.

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