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  • 1immaculate — [i mak′yə lit] adj. [ME < L immaculatus < in , not + maculatus, pp. of maculare, to spot, soil < macula, a spot, prob. < IE base * smē , to smear > SMITE] 1. perfectly clean; without a spot or stain; unsoiled 2. perfectly correct;… …

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  • 2Immaculate Conception — For the novel by Gaétan Soucy, see The Immaculate Conception. Immaculata redirects here. For other uses, see Immaculata (disambiguation). La Purisima Inmaculada Concepcion by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, 1678, now in Museo del Prado, Spain. The… …

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  • 3Immaculate conception —    A theological doctrine that asserts that the Virgin Mary was conceived without sin. This doctrine did not become dogma until 1854, although Pope Sixtus IV gave it official approval in 1475. The doctrine was passionately defended for centuries …

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  • 4IMMACULATE CONCEPTION —    the ROMAN CATHOLIC dogma, declared in 1854, that the Mother of JESUS, the VIRGIN MARY, was born without SIN …

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  • 5Immaculate Conception — • In the Constitution Ineffabilis Deus of 8 December, 1854, Pius IX pronounced and defined that the Blessed Virgin Mary in the first instance of her conception, by a singular privilege and grace granted by God, in view of the merits of Jesus… …

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  • 6Immaculate — Im*mac u*late, a. [L. immaculatus; pref. im not + maculatus, p. p. of maculare to spot, stane, fr. macula spot. See {Mail} armor.] Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure. [1913 Webster] Were but my soul as pure From other… …

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  • 7Immaculate conception — Immaculate Im*mac u*late, a. [L. immaculatus; pref. im not + maculatus, p. p. of maculare to spot, stane, fr. macula spot. See {Mail} armor.] Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure. [1913 Webster] Were but my soul as pure From …

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  • 8Immaculate Conception — Immaculate Con|cep|tion, the the Roman Catholic belief that Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, was born without ↑original sin (=the state of disobedience to God with which all human beings are born) …

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  • 9Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary — Infobox University name = Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary motto = Pietas Scientia Sanctitas ( Piety, Science, Holiness ) established = 1950 type = Diocesan, Roman Catholic Seminary rector = Fr. Martin Lupiba city = Tagbilaran City state = Bohol …

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  • 10Immaculate Conception — Rom. Cath. Ch. the dogma of the unique privilege by which the Virgin Mary was conceived in her mother s womb without the stain of original sin through the anticipated merits of Jesus Christ. Cf. virgin birth (def. 1). [1680 90] * * * In Roman… …

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  • 11Immaculate Conception Church, Bangkok — The Church of Immaculate conception of Bangkok is the oldest Catholic church in Thailand. Its name Immaculate Conception comes from the Christian belief that the Virgin Mary conceived due to the will of God without any sin. The Church s history… …

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  • 12IMMACULATE CONCEPTION —    the doctrine held by the Roman Catholic Church that the Virgin Mary was conceived and born without taint of sin; first distinctly propounded in the 12th century, at which time a festival was introduced in celebration of it, and which became… …

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  • 13Immaculate Conception —    The belief that the Virgin Mary was born without the stain of original sin …

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  • 14immaculate — adjective 1》 perfectly clean, neat, or tidy. 2》 free from flaws or mistakes.     ↘Catholic Theology free from sin. 3》 Botany & Zoology uniformly coloured without spots or other marks. Derivatives immaculacy noun immaculately adverb immaculateness …

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  • 15Immaculate Conception — Immac′ulate Concep′tion n. 1) rel the doctrine according to which the Virgin Mary was conceived in her mother s womb without the stain of original sin 2) rel the feast commemorating this, celebrated on December 8 • Etymology: 1680–90 …

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  • 16Immaculate Conception — /ɪˌmækjələt kənˈsɛpʃən/ (say i.makyuhluht kuhn sepshuhn) noun 1. the conception of the Virgin Mary in her mother s womb which, in the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, took place in such a manner that Mary was born without the stain of… …

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  • 17Original sin — For other uses, see Original Sin (disambiguation). Original sin[1] is, according to a theological doctrine, humanity s state of sin resulting from the Fall of Man.[2] This condition has been characterized in many ways, ranging from something as… …

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  • 18Order of the Immaculate Conception of Vila Viçosa — The Order of the Immaculate Conception of Vila Viçosa (also known as The Order of Our Lady of Conception of Vila Vicosa) is an dynastic order of knighthood of the House of Braganza, the former Portuguese Royal Family. The current Grand Master of… …

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  • 19Feast of the Immaculate Conception — The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the Roman Catholic dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is celebrated on 8 December, nine months before the Nativity of Mary, which is celebrated on 8… …

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  • 20perfect — I. a. 1. Finished, completed. 2. Full, complete, entire, whole. 3. Complete, consummate, excellent, capital, exquisite, faultless. 4. Skilled, disciplined, accomplished, expert fully informed. 5. Pure, holy, blameless, faultless, without sin… …

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