[れっせい, ressei] (n, vs) canonization (i.e. establishment of sainthood) [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Sainthood \Saint"hood\, n.
1. The state of being a saint; the condition of a saint.
2. The order, or united body, of saints; saints, considered
It was supposed he felt no call to any expedition
that might endanger the reign of the military
sainthood. --Sir W.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: saints collectively
2: the status and dignity of a saint
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