Chaldean


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Chal·de·an

also Chal·dae·an  (kăl-dē′ən) or Chal·dee  (kăl′dē′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Chaldea or its people, language, or culture.
2. Of or relating to an Eastern Catholic church historically centered in northern Iraq and neighboring regions.
n.
1. A member of an ancient Semitic people who ruled in Babylonia.
2. An adherent of the Chaldean church.
3. See Aramaic.
4. A person versed in occult learning.

Chal·da′ic (-dā′ĭk) adj. & n.

Chaldean

(kælˈdiːən) or

Chaldaean

n
1. (Peoples) a member of an ancient Semitic people who controlled S Babylonia from the late 8th to the late 7th century bc
2. (Languages) the dialect of Babylonian spoken by this people
adj
3. (Peoples) of or relating to the ancient Chaldeans or their language
4. (Languages) of or relating to the ancient Chaldeans or their language

Chal•de•an

(kælˈdi ən)

n.
1. a Semitic people of Chaldea who seized Babylon from the Assyrians in the 7th century b.c., giving rise to the Neo-Babylonian or Chaldean dynasty (625–539 b.c.).
2. an astrologer or soothsayer. Dan. 1:4; 2:2.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Chaldea, the Chaldeans, or the Babylonian state ruled by Chaldeans.
[1575–85; < Latin Chaldae(us) (< Greek Chaldaîos Chaldaea, an astrologer)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chaldean - a wise man skilled in occult learning
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
2.Chaldean - an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Chaldean - of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture
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I, no more than yourself, have seen the Chaldean masonry works constructed according to the sacred form of the Sikra, nor the temple of Solomon, which is destroyed, nor the stone doors of the sepulchre of the kings of Israel, which are broken.
What was said in this disappointing anti-climax, by the disciples of the Good Republican Brutus of Antiquity, except that it was something very voluble and loud, would have been as so much Hebrew or Chaldean to Miss Pross and her protector, though they had been all ears.
Man cannot KNOW in any higher sense than this, any more than he can look serenely and with impunity in the face of the sun: "You will not perceive that, as perceiving a particular thing," say the Chaldean Oracles.
Then thou needst have no uneasiness, my friend," said Don Quixote, "for I will deliver thee out of the hands of the Chaldeans, much more out of those of the Brotherhood.
Such indeed was the opinion of the great lawgiver of the Jews, but the Egyptians, and the Chaldeans, the Greeks, and the Romans, were wont to manifest their gratitude, in these types of the human form.
Kirkuk, Iraq (NINA) - The Chaldean Patriarch in Iraq and the World Luis Rafael Sacco discussed with US Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman the situation of Iraq and Christians, especially in Nineveh Plain.
President Sisi also delegated a number of major generals to attend celebrations of the Christmas by various denominations in Egypt, namely Syriac Catholics, Maronite Catholics, Chaldean Catholics, and the Latin Catholics.
Christmas Celebrations in Bkirki: 10:00 Christmas Mass 11:00 Receiving well-wishers 16:00 Receiving well-wishers *** 10:30 Bishop Michel Kassarji presides over Christmas Mass at the Chaldean Archangel Raphael's Cathedral in Baabda, Brasilia - Well-wishers will be received following Mass at the Chaldean Youth Club 11:00 Christmas Mass at St.
The Chaldean Cultural Center Museum, which opened in May in West Bloomfield, is an educational resource that has been a decade in the making.
Caption: A woman holds a sign and cross as members of the local Chaldean community demonstrate June 16 outside the Patrick V.
Klein, "Abraham's Chaldean Origins and the Chaldee Language," The Seforim Blog (December 30, 2014) [URL: http://seforim.
The shrine is tall and white, and was shown by Chaldean Catholics in downtown Kirkuk.