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 (do͞o′tə-rŏn′ə-mē, dyo͞o′-)
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[Late Latin deuteronomium, from Greek deuteronomion, a second law (from (to) deuteronomion (touto), Septuagint mistranslation of Hebrew mišnê hattôrâ hazzō't, a copy of this law) : deuteros, second; see deu- in Indo-European roots + nomos, law; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

Deu′ter·o·nom′ic (-tər-ə-nŏm′ĭk) adj.


(Bible) the fifth book of the Old Testament, containing a second statement of the Mosaic Law
[from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion; see deutero-, -nomy]
Deuteronomic adj


(ˌdu təˈrɒn ə mi, ˌdyu-)

the fifth book of the Pentateuch.
[< Late Latin Deuteronomium < Greek Deuteronómion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Deuteronomy - the fifth book of the Old Testament; contains a second statement of Mosaic law
mezuza, mezuzah - religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
Mooseksen kirja
Femte Mosebok


[ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ] NDeuteronomio m


ndas fünfte Buch Mose(s), Deuteronomium nt (spec)


[ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ] nDeuteronomio
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that worships in Deacon Deuteronomy Coleman's meeting-house?
I don't know anything about Deacon Deuteronomy or his meeeting, said I, all I know is, that Queequeg here is a born member of the First Congregational Church.
In my mind, Munkustrap is trying to impress the fatherly figure, Old Deuteronomy.
Deuteronomy 29:1-16, as opposed to the rest of chapters 29 and 30, is a good example of something only addressed to the audience of the time.
In Levin's view, Deuteronomy would have been authoritative right from the beginning because of its royal origin.
Implementing agency : Daegu Metropolitan Office of Education School Deuteronomy
Closing the show, Old Deuteronomy addresses the audience in Eliot''s words, "You''ve learned enough to take the view that cats are very much like you.
Since the early nineteenth century, Deuteronomy has been associated with the book of the law discovered by Josiah in 2 Kings 22:8.
Deuteronomy deals extensively with social practice concerning the "stranger.
Innumerable Hebrew women and girls suffered this exact fate thanks to Deuteronomy 22:28-29.
Nelson Du Ronceray (all winning form at around 2m), Sibenek (tailed off on seasonal reappearance) and Alexander Oats (first run since March) are all hold-up horses who have to concede Deuteronomy 14lb, 17lb and 16lb respectively on ground that's certain to be extremely testing.
Mrs Adewole, 45, WE CAN'T any smarter, scientists say, because our unsuccessfully claimed pounds 7,000 compensation, citing the Old Testament Book of Deuteronomy which states: "A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor a man wear women's clothing.