Definition of Canonisation

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints.




Definition of Canonisation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of canonization) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Canonisation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Canonisation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Canonisation

canonical sequence
canonicality
canonicalization
canonicalizations
canonicalize
canonicalized
canonicalizes
canonicalizing
canonically
canonicalness
canonicals
canonicate
canonicates
canonicities
canonicity
canonisation (current term)
canonisations
canonise
canonised
canonises
canonising
canonist
canonistic
canonists
canonizable
canonization
canonizations
canonize
canonized
canonizer

Literary usage of Canonisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1906)
"The partiality of Sixtus IV. for his own Order doubtless contributed to bring about the canonisation of St. Bona- ventura, which was proclaimed with much ..."

2. The Law of the Church: A Cyclopedia of Canon Law for English-speaking Countries by Ethelred Luke Taunton (1906)
"canonisation is the process by which the Pope, as head of the Church, ... Alexander III. reserved to the Holy See the canonisation of saints. ..."

3. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1881)
"... and there were many other princes in India who had been deceived by the Portuguese in like manner. canonisation of Subsequently the Jesuits of the ..."

4. Réflexions sur l'espèce en histoire naturelle, 1842 by Hans Falkenhagen, Ronald Percy Bell, Norman Holt Hartshorne, Alan Stuart, Eric John Holmyard, Alexander Moritzi, Thomas Hodgkin (1899)
"It is true that the 1 In order to reconcile the public mind to the idea of Charles's canonisation ..."

5. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1899)
"It is true that the " 5' 1 In order to reconcile the public mind to the idea of Charles's canonisation, a treatise ' de sanctitate meritorum et gloria ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Canonisation

Search for Canonisation on Dictionary.com!Search for Canonisation on Thesaurus.com!Search for Canonisation on Google!Search for Canonisation on Wikipedia!

Search