denomination

(noun) A non state sponsored and mainstream religion.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: denominations
  • Denominationalism refers to the division of a religion into denominations such as Protestantism denominated into Presbyterianism and Methodism.

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. World Religions. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42897/1.2/).