A religion replaced by another, in particular paganism or Roman Catholicism.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of old religion in:
- The US English dictionary