A system or community of religious worship and ritual.
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
A following is defined as a group of admirers.
Faction is defined as a state of internal conflict within an organization, or to a small sect of a group that has broken off from or separated itself from a larger one.
A separate and fixed order or class of persons in society who chiefly associate with each other.
(Chemistry) A functional entity consisting of certain atoms whose presence provides a certain property to a molecule, such as the methyl group.
A group sent out on a task or mission
(Colloquial) Any group having a specified characteristic or attribute in common. [from 19th c.]
Public divine worship in a church; a religious service:
A session of instruction:
A sharing in, or celebrating of, the Eucharist, or Holy Communion
One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
a subdivision of a larger religious group
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