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NOUN (3)

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one;
[syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace]

2. the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead;
[syn: Trinity, Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity, Sacred Trinity]

3. three people considered as a unit;
[syn: trio, threesome, triad, trinity]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trinity \Trin"i*ty\, n. [OE. trinitee, F. trinit['e], L. trinitas, fr. trini three each. See Trinal.] 1. (Christian Theol.) The union of three persons (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost) in one Godhead, so that all the three are one God as to substance, but three persons as to individuality. [1913 Webster] 2. Any union of three in one; three units treated as one; a triad, as the Hindu trinity, or Trimurti. [1913 Webster] 3. Any symbol of the Trinity employed in Christian art, especially the triangle. [1913 Webster] Trinity House, an institution in London for promoting commerce and navigation, by licensing pilots, ordering and erecting beacons, and the like. Trinity Sunday, the Sunday next after Whitsunday; -- so called from the feast held on that day in honor of the Holy Trinity. Trinity term. (Law) See the Note under Term, n., 5. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

trinity n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce- ace] 2: the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead [syn: Trinity, Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity, Sacred Trinity] 3: three people considered as a unit [syn: trio, threesome, triad, trinity]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "trinity": clover, deuce-ace, leash, set of three, shamrock, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, three, threeness, threesome, tierce, trefoil, trey, triad, triality, trialogue, triangle, tricorn, trident, triennium, trihedron, trilogy, trimester, trine, trinomial, trio, triphthong, triple, triple crown, triple threat, tripleness, triplet, triplicity, triplopy, tripod, triptych, trireme, triseme, triskelion, trisul, triumvirate, triune, triunity, trivet, troika
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Trinity a word not found in Scripture, but used to express the doctrine of the unity of God as subsisting in three distinct Persons. This word is derived from the Gr. trias, first used by Theophilus (A.D. 168-183), or from the Lat. trinitas, first used by Tertullian (A.D. 220), to express this doctrine. The propositions involved in the doctrine are these: 1. That God is one, and that there is but one God (Deut. 6:4; 1 Kings 8:60; Isa. 44:6; Mark 12:29, 32; John 10:30). 2. That the Father is a distinct divine Person (hypostasis, subsistentia, persona, suppositum intellectuale), distinct from the Son and the Holy Spirit. 3. That Jesus Christ was truly God, and yet was a Person distinct from the Father and the Holy Spirit. 4. That the Holy Spirit is also a distinct divine Person.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

TRINITY, n. In the multiplex theism of certain Christian churches, three entirely distinct deities consistent with only one. Subordinate deities of the polytheistic faith, such as devils and angels, are not dowered with the power of combination, and must urge individually their claims to adoration and propitiation. The Trinity is one of the most sublime mysteries of our holy religion. In rejecting it because it is incomprehensible, Unitarians betray their inadequate sense of theological fundamentals. In religion we believe only what we do not understand, except in the instance of an intelligible doctrine that contradicts an incomprehensible one. In that case we believe the former as a part of the latter.
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Trinity -- U.S. County in California Population (2000): 13022 Housing Units (2000): 7980 Land area (2000): 3178.607390 sq. miles (8232.554997 sq. km) Water area (2000): 28.933587 sq. miles (74.937644 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3207.540977 sq. miles (8307.492641 sq. km) Located within: California (CA), FIPS 06 Location: 40.667129 N, 123.070397 W Headwords: Trinity Trinity, CA Trinity County Trinity County, CA
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Trinity -- U.S. County in Texas Population (2000): 13779 Housing Units (2000): 8141 Land area (2000): 692.844560 sq. miles (1794.459095 sq. km) Water area (2000): 21.158212 sq. miles (54.799514 sq. km) Total area (2000): 714.002772 sq. miles (1849.258609 sq. km) Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 31.008608 N, 95.204909 W Headwords: Trinity Trinity, TX Trinity County Trinity County, TX
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Trinity, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 1841 Housing Units (2000): 728 Land area (2000): 3.620374 sq. miles (9.376724 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.620374 sq. miles (9.376724 sq. km) FIPS code: 76872 Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01 Location: 34.603808 N, 87.086137 W ZIP Codes (1990): 35673 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Trinity, AL Trinity
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Trinity, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 4279 Housing Units (2000): 1863 Land area (2000): 4.721134 sq. miles (12.227680 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.721134 sq. miles (12.227680 sq. km) FIPS code: 72442 Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12 Location: 28.177854 N, 82.671139 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Trinity, FL Trinity
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Trinity, NC -- U.S. city in North Carolina Population (2000): 6690 Housing Units (2000): 2759 Land area (2000): 16.897125 sq. miles (43.763351 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.096566 sq. miles (0.250104 sq. km) Total area (2000): 16.993691 sq. miles (44.013455 sq. km) FIPS code: 68400 Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37 Location: 35.873522 N, 80.010158 W ZIP Codes (1990): 27370 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Trinity, NC Trinity
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Trinity, TX -- U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 2721 Housing Units (2000): 1284 Land area (2000): 3.778128 sq. miles (9.785305 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.778128 sq. miles (9.785305 sq. km) FIPS code: 73664 Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 30.945495 N, 95.375599 W ZIP Codes (1990): 75862 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Trinity, TX Trinity