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Crusade meaning

crusade - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. Any one of the military expeditions undertaken by Christian powers, in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries, for the recovery of the Holy Land from the Mohammedans.
  2. 2. Any enterprise undertaken with zeal and enthusiasm; as, a crusade against intemperance.
  3. 3. A Portuguese coin. See Crusado.
  4. 4. To engage in a crusade; to attack in a zealous or hot- headed manner.
  5. 5. Expedition to recover the Holy Land; religious or fanatical expedition.

crusade - examples of usage

  1. Why don't you take up the Fiery Cross, Uncle Edward, and run a new Crusade? - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  2. The Crusade may be considered organized. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. When's it to come off, Sarah- the Crusade? - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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