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[zawr-oh-as-ter, zohr-, zawr-oh-as-ter, zohr-] /ˈzɔr oʊˌæs tər, ˈzoʊr-, ˌzɔr oʊˈæs tər, ˌzoʊr-/
flourished 6th century b.c, Persian religious teacher.
Also called Zarathustra. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Theirs is the religion of Zoroaster, and they contest with the Hebrews the honor of being the first believers in one God.

    The Old World and Its Ways William Jennings Bryan
  • In later times the religion of Zoroaster became the religion of the people.

    History of Education Levi Seeley
  • The religion of Zoroaster, whose name was already known to Plato, attracted great attention.

    Comparative Religion J. Estlin Carpenter
  • Zoroaster was in the chair, the knight of Malta acting as croupier.

    Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth
  • As we have seen, the followers of Zoroaster who would not accept the religion of Islam expatriated themselves.

    Les Parsis D. Menant
  • Zoroaster was not their founder, but was their reformer, and the purifier of their doctrines.

    Mysticism and its Results John Delafield
  • The chief manager in this enterprise was Zoroaster, and seventy-two master-masons and joiners served under him.

    Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
  • Of course Zoroaster and Zendavesta were very sore at having their Act killed.

    Fables in Slang George Ade
  • She never had ‘fixed a fellow up,’ and she knew less about it than the sacred writings of Zoroaster.

  • The man and the woman in Paradise is a mere copy of Zoroaster's first pair.

    Watson Refuted Samuel Francis
British Dictionary definitions for Zoroaster


?628–?551 bc, Persian prophet; founder of Zoroastrianism Avestan name Zarathustra
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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