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 for trinity
From 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]

From 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]

From 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
  
  

From 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.
     

From 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.
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

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