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Galilean1

[gal-uh-ley-uh n, -lee-] /ˌgæl əˈleɪ ən, -ˈli-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Galileo, his theories, or his discoveries.
Origin of Galilean1
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; Galile(o) + -an

Galilean2

[gal-uh-lee-uh n] /ˌgæl əˈli ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Galilee.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Galilee.
3.
a Christian.
4.
the Galilean, Jesus.
Origin
1605-15; < Latin Galilae(a) Galilee + -an
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Galilean1

/ˌɡælɪˈliːən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Galilee
2.
  1. the Galilean, an epithet of Jesus Christ
  2. (often pl) a Christian
adjective
3.
of Galilee

Galilean2

/ˌɡælɪˈleɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Galileo
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