see also: Trinity
  • IPA: /ˈtɹɪnɪti/

trinity (plural trinities)

  1. A group or set of three people or things; three things combined into one.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter VIII, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      But when the moon rose and the breeze awakened, and the sedges stirred, and the cat's-paws raced across the moonlit ponds, and the far surf off Wonder Head intoned the hymn of the four winds, the trinity, earth and sky and water, became one thunderous symphony—a harmony of sound and colour silvered to a monochrome by the moon.
  2. The state of being three; independence of three things; things divided into three.
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Proper noun
  1. (Christianity) In Christian belief, the three persons (personae) of the Godhead: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  2. A female given name used since the 1970s, from the religious term trinity, or translated from its long-established Spanish equivalent.
  3. A male given name
  4. A small coastal town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  5. A town in Alabama.
  6. A city in North Carolina.
  7. A city/and/town in Texas.
  8. Trinity term.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • Russian: Три́нити
  • Spanish: Trinidad

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