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Naz·a·rene

 (năz′ə-rēn′, năz′ə-rēn′)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Nazareth.
b. Jesus.
2. A member of a sect of early Christians of Jewish origin who retained many of the prescribed Jewish observances.
3. A member of an American Protestant denomination, the Church of the Nazarene, that follows many of the doctrines of early Methodism.
4. Used traditionally by Muslims to refer to a Christian or Westerner.
adj.
Of or relating to Nazareth or its inhabitants.

[Middle English, from Late Latin Nazarēnus, from Greek Nazarēnos, from Nazaret, Nazareth.]
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Nazarene

(ˌnæzəˈriːn; ˈnæz-)
n
1. (Bible) an early name for a Christian (Acts 24:5) or (when preceded by the) for Jesus Christ
2. (Bible) a member of one of several groups of Jewish-Christians found principally in Syria
3. (Art Terms) a member of an association of German artists called the Nazarenes or Brotherhood of St Luke, including Friedrich Overbeck (1789–1869) and Peter von Cornelius (1783–1867), founded (1809) in Vienna to revive German religious art after the examples of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance
adj
of or relating to Nazareth or the Nazarenes
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Naz•a•rene

(ˌnæz əˈrin, ˈnæz əˌrin)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Nazareth.
2. a member of a sect of early Jewish converts to Christianity who retained the Mosaic ritual.
3. the Nazarene, Jesus (def. 1).
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Nazareth or the Nazarenes.
[1225–75; Middle English < Late Latin Nazarēnus < Greek Nazarēnós, derivative of Nazar(ét) Nazareth]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nazarene - a member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
2.Nazarene - an early name for any Christian
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
3.Nazarene - an inhabitant of Nazareth
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Adj.1.Nazarene - of or relating to the Nazarenes or their religion
2.Nazarene - of or relating to the town of Nazareth or its inhabitants
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Translations
nazarėjasnazarietėnazarietis

Nazarene

[ˌnæzəˈriːn]
A. ADJnazareno
B. Nnazareno/a m/f
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Nazarene

nNazaräer(in) m(f)
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Nazarene

[ˌnæzəˈriːn] n Jesus the NazareneGesù Nazareno, il Nazareno
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References in classic literature ?
"Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid," said the Nazarene. Clare chimed in cordially; but his heart was troubled all the same.
At the same time the servant informed Isaac, that a Nazarene (so they termed Christians, while conversing among themselves) desired to speak with him.
Now Nietzsche disagreed entirely with Renan's view, that Christ was "le grand maitre en ironie"; in Aphorism 31 of "The Antichrist", he says that he (Nietzsche) always purged his picture of the Humble Nazarene of all those bitter and spiteful outbursts which, in view of the struggle the first Christians went through, may very well have been added to the original character by Apologists and Sectarians who, at that time, could ill afford to consider nice psychological points, seeing that what they needed, above all, was a wrangling and abusive deity.
Leah Stine of Macon has been named to Trevecca Nazarene University's dean's list for the Spring 2019 semester.
Thousands of devotees joined the Good Friday procession of the Black Nazarene with the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) placing the crowd estimate at 35,000.
A man, carrying his son on his back, was seen walking with thousands of devotees in one of the streets in Quiapo, Manila in the early hours of Good Friday, making his way towards the image of the Black Nazarene.
Devotees hurl themselves at the carriage of the Black Nazarene as it makes its annual Traslacion in Manila on January 9, 2019.
(The Philippine Star) - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines For those who are not devotees, it may be difficult to understand the Feast of the Black Nazarene, where hundreds of thousands of faithful swarm around the image of the Nazareno trying to get a hold of the rope that pulls the andas or carriage through the streets of Manila throwing their towels up to have them blessed and ultimately trampling over each other to climb up and caress the Black Nazarene's face.
Devotees wait in line one day before the annual Black Nazarene procession, to touch the image, in Quiapo, Manila, yesterday.
philstar MANILA, Philippines The Manila city government and the police are on full alert to secure the devotees of the Black Nazarene during the scheduled traslacion on Jan.
Hundreds of thousands of devotees, many who had walked barefoot, patiently waited for the arrival of the Black Nazarene statue, on Plaza Miranda, outside of Quiapo district's Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene.