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Noun: Shinto  shin-tow
  1. The ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
    - Shintoism
  2. The native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
Adjective: Shinto  shin-tow
  1. Relating to or characteristic of Shintoism
    "Shinto temples";
    - Shintoist, Shintoistic

Derived forms: Shintos

Type of: belief, faith, organised religion [Brit], organized religion, religion, religious belief

Encyclopedia: Shinto, Gunma