Judean

or Ju·dae·an

[joo-dee-uh n]
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Judea.

Origin of Judean

First recorded in 1645–55; Jude(a) + -an

Judaea

[joo-dee-uh]
noun
  1. Judea.
Related formsJu·dae·an, adjective, noun
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  • The family that led the revolt made themselves rulers of the re-established Judaean commonwealth.

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British Dictionary definitions for judaean

Judaean

Judean

adjective
  1. of or relating to Judaea, the S division of ancient Palestine, or its inhabitants
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Judaea

Judaea

Judea

noun
  1. the S division of ancient Palestine, succeeding the kingdom of Judah: a Roman province during the time of Christ
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