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crucifixion

noun
     
Related topics: Death, Christianity
cru‧ci‧fix‧ion
1 [uncountable and countable]MX in past times, the act of killing someone by fastening them to a cross and leaving them to die
2

the Crucifixion

RRC the death of Christ on the cross
3 [countable] also CrucifixionRRC a picture or other object representing Christ on the cross

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