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Maz·da·ismalso Maz·de·ism (măz′də-ĭz′əm)
[From Avestan mazdå, the good principle, from mazdā-, wise; see Ahura Mazda.]
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(Other Non-Christian Religions) another word for Zoroastrianism
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the worship of Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrianism as the source of all light and good. — Mazdaist, n.See also: Religion
the worship of Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrianism as the source of all light and good. — Mazdaist, n.See also: God and Gods
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|Noun||1.||Mazdaism - system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)|
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Ahura - (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
Avestan - of or pertaining to the Avesta (sacred text of Zoroastrianism)
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