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pagan

adjective     /ˈpeɪ.ɡən/
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
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