Definition of old religion in English:

old religion

Line breaks: old re|li¦gion

noun

  • A religion replaced by another, in particular paganism or Roman Catholicism.
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    • The secular is the new religion; the old religion is just a musty, dimly-lit place smelling of wax where you have a doddering old man splash water on your baby's head.
    • In other words, as he says, they remained faithful to their old religions.
    • Some of these (Sweden and the Netherlands being examples) concluded that there is no need for distinguishing between new and old religions in law.

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