Definition of Cults

1. Noun. (plural of cult) ¹

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Definition of Cults

1. cult [n] - See also: cult

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cults

cultivated parsnip
cultivated plant
cultivated rice
cultivated strawberry
cultivated yeast
cults (current term)
cults of personality
cultural Marxism
cultural anthropology
cultural attache
cultural characteristics
cultural deprivation
cultural diversity
cultural evolution
cultural evolutionism
cultural imperialism
cultural literacy
cultural movement

Literary usage of Cults

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Animal cults may be classified in two ways: (A) according to their outward form; ... (B) Treating cults according to their meaning, which is not necessarily ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1912)
"I hasten to add that the value of these cults does not, in my mind, belong to their "metaphysics," considered as a philosophical system. ..."

3. China: State Control of Religion by Mickey Spiegel, Human Rights Watch/Asia (1997)
"53 "New Attempt to Crack Down on cults," China News and Church Report, September 6, 1996. 54 Human Rights Watch/Asia, "The Persecution of a Protestant Sect ..."

4. The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and by William Anderson (1877)
"Alexander Chalmers, the first of cults, is supposed to have been a grandson of ... Alexander Chalmers of cults, the fifth in descent from the above-named ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... his favorite cult of the disk of the sun (aten) with wliich he hoped to supersede all other cults and to unify the religion of Egypt (see EGYPT, I.). ..."

6. The Cult of Asklepios by Alice Walton (1894)
"INDEX TO LOCALITY OF cults. Add. et Corr. 77 a. 5980. CIG. ... LOCALITY OF cults. A geographical classification has been made in the following list of ..."

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