Christian 1
of, relating to, or professing Christianity or its teachings : the Christian Church.
• informal having or showing qualities associated with Christians, esp. those of decency, kindness, and fairness.
a person who has received Christian baptism or is a believer in Jesus Christ and his teachings.
Christianization |ˌkris ch ənəˈzā sh ən| noun
Christianize |-ˌnīz| verb
Christianly adverb
ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin Christianus, from Greek Christianos (see Christ ).
Christian 2 |ˈkris ch ən|
Christian, Fletcher ( c. 1764–93), English seaman and mutineer. In April 1789, as first mate under Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty, he seized the ship and cast Bligh and others adrift. In 1790, the mutineers settled on Pitcairn Island, where Christian was probably killed by Tahitians.

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