plural noun, singular Ma·gus [mey-guhs] /ˈmeɪ gəs/
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Origin of Magi
OTHER WORDS FROM MagiMa·gi·an [mey-jee-uhn], /ˈmeɪ dʒi ən/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Magi
That’s when many believe the “Magi” or “wise men” or “three kings” arrive to see the newborn baby Jesus.
In the New Testament’s Gospel of Matthew, three wise men, or Magi, are guided to the site of the Nativity by the star.Jupiter and Saturn ‘great conjunction’ awes world. Here’s how to see it|rhhackettfortune|December 22, 2020|Fortune
The long journey of the Magi—the Wise Men—in pursuit of a single star.The True Gifts of Christmas Are Life, Love, and the Mystery of God|Joshua DuBois|December 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This book looks at the origins of St. Nicholas, the Magi, and so on.Surprising Christmas History From the Date to Origins of St. Nicholas|The Browser|December 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
According to the Koran, an angel will weigh both men and women in a great balance; this idea, too, is taken from the magi.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
If, then, we regard Zoroaster as being the founder of the Magi, we must throw back his epoch considerably further than this date.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Marcellinus and Peter, representing the Adoration of the Magi.Child-life in Art|Estelle M. Hurll
He directed the magi to consider the subject, and to give him their opinion.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
The Jews had the real fire from heaven, and the Magi pretended to have received theirs from the upper regions likewise.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant