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chris•ten•ing



Pronunciation: (kris'u-ning, kris'ning), [key]
n.
1. the ceremony of baptism, esp. as accompanied by the giving of a name to a child.
2. a public ceremony in which a new ship is formally named and launched.
3. an act or instance of naming or dedicating something new.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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