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Zarathustra

[zar-uh-thoo-struh]
noun
  1. Zoroaster.
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Related formsZar·a·thus·tri·an [zar-uh-thoo-stree-uh n] /ˌzær əˈθu stri ən/, adjective, nounZar·a·thus·tric, adjective
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Examples from the Web for zarathustra

Historical Examples

  • We proceed now to describe from the Gathas the work and teaching of Zarathustra.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • One turns with relief to Zarathustra after associating with pious people.

    Visions and Revisions

    John Cowper Powys

  • The world is deep, as Zarathustra says, and deep is pain; and deeper than pain is joy.

    Visions and Revisions

    John Cowper Powys

  • He would have visited the village anyway, Zarathustra or no Zarathustra.

    The Servant Problem

    Robert F. Young

  • Zarathustra had re-entered the room and was sitting in the middle of the floor again.

    The Servant Problem

    Robert F. Young


British Dictionary definitions for zarathustra

Zarathustra

noun
  1. the Avestan name of Zoroaster
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Derived FormsZarathustric, adjective, noun
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Word Origin and History for zarathustra

Zarathustra

from Avestan Zarathushtra (see Zoroastrian).

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