What does the word christendom mean?

Usage examples for christendom

  1. He is said to have had sixteen shops where his books were sold, and agents in every city in Christendom! – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  2. The fate of Christendom is there. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. Those of Spain took the lead, and became the largest manufacturers of snuff and cigars in Christendom, and the royal workshops of Seville are still the most extensive in Europe. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings