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denomination

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (RELIGIOUS GROUP)    /dɪˌnɒm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌnɑː.mə-/
a religious group that has slightly different beliefs from other groups that share the same religion: Protestantism and Roman Catholicism are both denominations of the Christian faith.Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of denomination noun (RELIGIOUS GROUP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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