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Definition of Shinto noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Shinto

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃɪntəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɪntoʊ//
 
(also Shintoism
BrE BrE//ˈʃɪntəʊɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɪntoʊɪzəm//
 
)
[uncountable] Types of belief
 
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a Japanese religion whose practices include the worship of ancestors and a belief in nature spirits See related entries: Types of belief Word OriginJapanese, from Chinese shen dao ‘way of the gods’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Shinto