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Nazarene

[ naz-uh-reen, naz-uh-reen ]

noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Nazareth.
  2. a member of a sect of early Jewish converts to Christianity who retained the Mosaic ritual.
  3. the Nazarene, Jesus Christ.


adjective

  1. of or relating to Nazareth or the Nazarenes.

Nazarene

/ ˈnæz-; ˌnæzəˈriːn /

noun

  1. an early name for a Christian (Acts 24:5) or (when preceded by the ) for Jesus Christ
  2. a member of one of several groups of Jewish-Christians found principally in Syria
  3. a member of an association of German artists called the Nazarenes or Brotherhood of St Luke, including Friedrich Overbeck (1789–1869) and Peter von Cornelius (1783–1867), founded (1809) in Vienna to revive German religious art after the examples of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance


adjective

  1. of or relating to Nazareth or the Nazarenes
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Nazarene1

1225–75; Middle English < Late Latin Nazarēnus < Greek Nazarēnós, equivalent to Nazar ( ét ) Nazareth + -ēnos suffix of origin
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Example Sentences

Richard Colling was forced out of Olivet Nazarene University.

But the pictures are suggestive neither of his Dsseldorfian nor of his Nazarene training.

Are all followers of the Nazarene compelled to wear turbans.

It was easy to divine that the Nazarene was not among those three, for two had the insolent faces of thieves.

The Nazarene walked behind the crosses; two soldiers marched near him.

It halted for a moment while soldiers in front were clearing the road of the throng; Antea saw then the Nazarene a few steps away.

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