Sintuism
Shinto Shin"to, Shintiism Shin"ti*ism, n. [Chin. shin god + tao way, doctrine.] One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. [Written also {Sintu}, and {Sintuism}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Shintiism — Shinto Shin to, Shintiism Shin ti*ism, n. [Chin. shin god + tao way, doctrine.] One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. [Written also {Sintu}, and {Sintuism}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shinto — Shin to, Shintiism Shin ti*ism, n. [Chin. shin god + tao way, doctrine.] One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. [Written also {Sintu}, and {Sintuism}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sintu — Shinto Shin to, Shintiism Shin ti*ism, n. [Chin. shin god + tao way, doctrine.] One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. [Written also {Sintu}, and {Sintuism}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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