Definition of monolatry in English:

monolatry

Line breaks: mon|ol¦atry
Pronunciation: /məˈnɒlətri
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The worship of one god without denial of the existence of other gods.

Derivatives

monolater

noun

monolatrist

noun

monolatrous

adjective
More example sentences
  • The Chronicler's theology is monotheistic or at least strongly monolatrous: The gods of the people are idols, but Yahweh made the heavens.
  • The worship of other deities was quite frequent in preexilic times, but there was a monolatrous party already in those times.

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