Definition of crucifixion noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    crucifixion

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    NAmE//ˌkrusəˈfɪkʃn//
     
    Crucifixion
     
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] the act of killing someone by fastening them to a cross the Crucifixion (= of Jesus)
  2. 2[countable] a painting or other work of art representing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ
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