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Mazdaism

[maz-duh-iz-uh m]
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noun
  1. Zoroastrianism.

Origin of Mazdaism

First recorded in 1870–75; Mazda + -ism
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Examples from the Web for mazdaism

Historical Examples

  • Mazdaism is governed throughout by ideas of purity and impurity.

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

    Franz Cumont

  • Here, again, Mazdaism forms an exception, resembling the Semitic scheme rather than the Hindu.

  • Its theology gained a deeper meaning and an elevation hitherto unknown, after it had adopted some of the conceptions of Mazdaism.

  • Bibliography: We shall not attempt here to give a bibliography of the works devoted to Mazdaism.


British Dictionary definitions for mazdaism

Mazdaism

Mazdeism

noun
  1. another word for Zoroastrianism
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