Galilean

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Gal·i·le·an

also Gal·i·lae·an  (găl′ə-lē′ən)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Galilee.
2. Archaic
a. A Christian.
b. Jesus.
adj.
Of or relating to Galilee or its people.

Galilean

(ˌɡælɪˈliːən)
n
1. (Bible) a native or inhabitant of Galilee
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Galilean an epithet of Jesus Christ
adj
(Bible) of Galilee

Galilean

(ˌɡælɪˈleɪən)
adj
(General Physics) of or relating to Galileo

Gal•i•le•an

(ˌgæl əˈli ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Galilee.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Galilee.
3. a Christian.
4. the Galilean, Jesus.
[1605–15; < Latin Galilae(a) Galilee + -an1]

Gal•i•le•an

(ˌgæl əˈleɪ ən, -ˈli-)

adj.
of or pertaining to Galileo.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Galilean - an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.Galilean - one of the four satellites of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo
satellite - any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
Adj.1.Galilean - of or relating to Galileo or his works
2.Galilean - of or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants
Translations

Galilean

[ˌgælɪˈliːən]
A. ADJ (Bible, Geog) → galileo (Astron) → galileico
B. Ngalileo/a m/f
the Galilean (Bible) → el Galileo

Galilean

adjgaliläisch
nGaliläer(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
A beautiful sea lies unbosomed among the Galilean hills, in the
No wonder; for, though in thee be united What of perfection can in Man be found, Or human nature can receive, consider Thy life hath yet been private, most part spent At home, scarce viewed the Galilean towns, And once a year Jerusalem, few days' Short sojourn; and what thence couldst thou observe?
The coins that have circulated in Palestine and the Galilee over the ages give a panoramic view of the profound influence of Greek, Roman, Arab, Crusader and Ottoman culture on the Palestinians and the Galileans.
More than 600 Galileans have finished the center's rehab program and have successfully reentered mainstream society, said its administrator, Flora Fe Alolor-Borbo, 58.
For the next several weeks, during which the skies stayed persistently clear, Lowell and Slipher scrutinized the Galileans and the tiny inner moon at every opportunity.
SHINING Jupiter and its four planet-size moons - the Galileans
Some people told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices.
Though Josephus depicted rural Galileans as hostile toward Sepphoris during the revolt, he did not attribute such antipathy to class, ethnic, or economic tensions.
The Galileans were often looked upon as a coarse people without history, traditions or prophetic succession .
Meeting Joseph and Mary looKing for a room, I'm sure the 'respectable' inhabitants of Bethlehem muttered: "We don't want any Galileans here
Jesus directly addresses whether the tragedy that befell a group of Galileans at the hands of Pilate in Jerusalem was a result oftheir worse sin.
He refused even to call them Christians, which he saw as a recognition that Jesus was divine; instead he called them Galileans, after Galilee, the place where Jesus spent most of his life.