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postexilic

[pohst-eg-zil-ik, -ek-sil-] /ˌpoʊst ɛgˈzɪl ɪk, -ɛkˈsɪl-/
adjective
1.
being or occurring subsequent to the exile of the Jews in Babylonia 597–538 b.c.
Sometimes, postexilian [pohst-eg-zil-ee-uh n, -ek-sil-] /ˌpoʊst ɛgˈzɪl i ən, -ɛkˈsɪl-/ (Show IPA).
Origin of postexilic
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; post- + exilic
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