What does the word pagan mean?

Usage examples for pagan

  1. And would even a grand old Pagan crave the presence beside his dead body for an hour of the night of a woman he did not esteem? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. She had been named, as many another girl of the congregation, Margaret Leslie, after the minister's wife; she was a member of the church; she had been brought up to attend Sunday- school and mission band, and to be helpful in all social functions of the congregation; and withal she was frankly and happily, and entirely pagan. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  3. Doubtless to some host of Patricius, a pagan like himself. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand