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    1. cru·ci·fix·ion
      IPA[ˌkro͞osəˈfikSHən]
    2. n. noun

      • 1. the execution of a person by nailing or binding them to a cross.

      • 2. the killing of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

      • 3. an artistic representation or musical composition based on the Crucifixion.

    3. Variation

      • n.: noun: crucifixion, plural noun: crucifixions

      • noun

        an ancient form of execution in which a person was nailed or bound to a cross.

        the killing of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

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