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postexilic

[pohst-eg-zil-ik, -ek-sil-]
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adjective
  1. being or occurring subsequent to the exile of the Jews in Babylonia 597–538 b.c.
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Sometimes post·ex·il·i·an [pohst-eg-zil-ee-uh n, -ek-sil-] /ˌpoʊst ɛgˈzɪl i ən, -ɛkˈsɪl-/.

Origin of postexilic

First recorded in 1870–75; post- + exilic
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British Dictionary definitions for postexilian

postexilian

postexilic

adjective
  1. Old Testament existing or occurring after the Babylonian exile of the Jews (587–539 bc)
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