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INTERDICT

a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical censure withdrawing most sacraments and Christian burial from a person or district

The meaning of the word interdict is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical censure withdrawing most sacraments and Christian burial from a person or district.

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