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Meaning of SHINTO

Pronunciation:  'shintow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the indigenous polytheistic religion of Japan lacking organized teachings; primarily nature and ancestor worship including a chief deity from whom the emperor is believed to be descended
  2. [n]  the native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
  3. [adj]  relating to or characteristic of Shintoism; "Shinto temples"

SHINTO is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: Shintoism, Shintoist, Shintoistic
 See Also: faith, faith, Kokka, Kokka Shinto, religion, religion, religious belief, Shintoist, Shua, Shuha Shinto



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Shin"to\, Shintiism \Shin"ti*ism\, n. [Chin. shin god +
tao way, doctrine.]
One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan.
Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead
heroes. [Written also {Sintu}, and {Sintuism}.]