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- n. The religion, philosophical beliefs, and attendant ritual practices of the druids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The system of religion, philosophy, and instruction, received and taught by the Druids; the rites and ceremonies of the Druids.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The religion of the druids; the doctrines, rites, and ceremonies of the sacerdotal caste of the ancient Celts. See druid, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the system of religion and philosophy taught by the Druids and their rites and ceremonies
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Many are even turning back to much older beliefs such as druidism, which still manages to attract hundreds of its gowned adherents to Stonehenge to celebrate the summer solstice every year.
Without a word, Oswyn began laying books upon the table—books on witchcraft and the occult, devil worship and druidism.
He immersed himself in the study of witchcraft and druidism.
Remulos was one of the sons of the demigod Cenarius, who had taught druidism to Malfurion Stormrage.
Working with NPS people for more than 2 decades, it seems their religion is mostly a mix of druidism and environmentalism, with a couple of Unitarians.
The simple explanation is that Christianity had to dominate and perhaps wipe out the practices, mores, and customs of the religions it was replacing, and as it spread, it was replacing all sorts of different religions: Roman multitheism, animism, perhaps druidism, and Norse gods, to name a few.
Gauls, but that the Kimry introduced druidism, which soon became the dominant religion over the whole of Gaul, though the original polytheism ingrafted upon it more or less, in different places, some of its tenets and ceremonies.
That last has received the name of druidism, from the druids who were its founders and priests.
When the solemnity of Easter approached, Patrick considered that there was no place more suitable to celebrate the high solemnity of the year -- _i. e._, the Easter -- than in Magh-Bregh, the place where the head of the idolatry and druidism of Erinn was -- viz., in Temhair.
_, Laeghaire Mac Neill -- possessed druids and enchanters, who used to foretell through their druidism and through their paganism what was in the future for them.
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