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Zarathustra

[zar-uh-thoo-struh] /ˌzær əˈθu strə/
noun
1.
Related forms
Zarathustrian
[zar-uh-thoo-stree-uh n] /ˌzær əˈθu stri ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
Zarathustric, adjective
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Examples from the Web for Zarathustra
Historical Examples
  • We proceed now to describe from the Gathas the work and teaching of Zarathustra.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • One turns with relief to Zarathustra after associating with pious people.

    Visions and Revisions John Cowper Powys
  • The world is deep, as Zarathustra says, and deep is pain; and deeper than pain is joy.

    Visions and Revisions John Cowper Powys
  • Zarathustra had re-entered the room and was sitting in the middle of the floor again.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • All right,” he said to Zarathustra, “we'll go out the front way then.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • “Ruf,” said Zarathustra, looking up at him with benign golden eyes.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • After locking the car, he started up the walk, Zarathustra at his heels.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • Or had she deliberately left it unlatched so that Zarathustra could get in?

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • He would have visited the village anyway, Zarathustra or no Zarathustra.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • Judith pointed toward the latter dwelling and looked at Zarathustra.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
British Dictionary definitions for Zarathustra

Zarathustra

/ˌzærəˈθuːstrə/
noun
1.
the Avestan name of Zoroaster
Derived Forms
Zarathustric, adjective, noun
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Word Origin and History for Zarathustra

from Avestan Zarathushtra (see Zoroastrian).

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