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city of god

cit·y of God
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sit-ee uhv, ov god]
    • /ˈsɪt i ʌv, ɒv gɒd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sit-ee uhv, ov god]
    • /ˈsɪt i ʌv, ɒv gɒd/

Definitions of city of god words

  • noun city of god heaven conceived of as the New Jerusalem 3
  • noun city of god the Church in contrast to the world, as described by St Augustine 3
  • noun city of god heaven: Ps. 46:4 3
  • noun city of god Latin De Civitate Dei. a work in 22 books (a.d. 413–26) by St. Augustine of Hippo, expounding an early Christian view of society and history. 1

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Parts of speech for City of god

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city of god popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for city of god

noun city of god

  • promised land — Heaven.
  • shangri-la — an imaginary paradise on earth, especially a remote and exotic utopia.
  • kingdom come — the next world; the hereafter; heaven.
  • nirvana — (often initial capital letter). Pali nibbana. Buddhism. freedom from the endless cycle of personal reincarnations, with their consequent suffering, as a result of the extinction of individual passion, hatred, and delusion: attained by the Arhat as his goal but postponed by the Bodhisattva.
  • paradise — a town in N California.

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