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crucifixion

cru·ci·fix·ion

crucifixion

pronunciation:
kru sih fIk shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a method of execution in which the condemned person is tied or nailed to a cross.
definition 2: (cap.) the execution of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.
definition 3: a painting, sculpture, or the like representing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.