[ thee-of-uh-nee ]
/ θiˈɒf ə ni /
noun, plural the·oph·a·nies.
a manifestation or appearance of God or a god to a person.
- theophylline ethylenediamine
Origin of theophany
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/ (θɪˈɒfənɪ) /
noun plural -nies
theol a manifestation of a deity to man in a form that, though visible, is not necessarily material
Word Origin for theophany
C17: from Late Latin theophania, from Late Greek theophaneia, from theo- + phainein to show
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