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Definition of pagan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pagan

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpeɪɡən//
     
    (often disapproving)
     
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  1. 1a person who holds religious beliefs that are not part of any of the world's main religions
  2. 2used in the past by Christians to describe a person who did not believe in Christianity
pagan adjective
 
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a pagan festival
NAmE//ˈpeɪɡəˌnɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable]