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Noun: Immaculate Conception
  1. (Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
    - Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary
  2. Roman Catholic holy day first celebrated in 1854
    - December 8

Type of: church doctrine, creed, gospel, holy day of obligation, religious doctrine

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