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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 periodicals archive ?
7 And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans?
And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans? And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?
128 reveals that Justin does not call the doctrine he is criticizing in this passage "Jewish." He may be aware that Trypho, his teachers, and the hypothetical Jewish interlocutors of his readers, would not claim these views as their own either, just as he recognizes that they "would not acknowledge as Jews the Sadducees or the similar sects of the Genistae, Meristae, Galilaeans, Hellenians, and the Baptist Pharisees." (27) But Justin does not claim it as a Christian opinion either.