WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Cao•da•ism  (kou dīiz əm),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an eclectic religion, originated in Cochin-China in 1926, combining Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucianist elements and affected to some extent by Christianity.
  • Vietnamese cao đài + -ism
  • 1935–40

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