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CHRISTIANITY Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The religion founded and established by Jesus Christ. Ilale v. Everett, 53 N. H. 9, 54, 16 Am. Rep. 82; peo ple v. Ruggles, 8 Johns. (N. Y.) 297, 5 Am. Dec. 335. Concerning the maxim that Christianity is a part of the common law, or of the law of the land, see State v. Chandler, 2 liar. (Del.) 553; Board of Education v. Minor, 23 Ohio St. 211, 13 Am. Rep. 233; Yidal v. Girard, 2 How. 127, 11 L. Ed. 205; Updegraph v. Comm., 11 Serg. & R. (Pa.) 394; Mohuey v. Cook, 20 Pa. 342, 67 Am. Dec. 419; Lindenmuller v. People, 33 Barb. (N. Y.) 548: Rex v. Woolston, 2 Strange, 834; Bloom v. Richards, 2 Ohio St. 387; City Council v. Benjamin, 2 Strob. (S. C.) 508, 49 Am. Dec. 008; State v. Bott, 31 La. Ann. 003, 33 Am. Rep. 224; State v. Hallock, 10 Nev. 373. CHRISTMAS-DAY. A festival of the Christian church, observed on the 25th of December, in memory of the birth of Jesus Christ.


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