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Immaculate Conception

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Roman Catholic Church The doctrine that the Virgin Mary was conceived free from all stain of original sin. The feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated on December 8.

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  • proper noun The doctrine, in the Roman Catholic Church, that the Virgin Mary was conceived free from original sin
  • proper noun December 8th (The Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary)

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  • noun (Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
  • noun Roman Catholic holy day first celebrated in 1854

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