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pagan

adjective uk   /ˈpeɪ.ɡən/ us  
belonging to a religion that worships many gods, especially one which existed before the main world religions: a pagan religion The Easter egg has both pagan and Christian origins.Holiness relating to religious beliefs that do not belong to any of the main religions of the world: a pagan festivalReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs

pagan

noun [C] uk   /ˈpeɪ.ɡən/ us  
a person who has pagan beliefsFollowers of religious groups humorous a person who has no religious beliefsBelievers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders
paganism
noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.zəm/ us  
Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations
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