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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ναζαρηνός (Nazarēnós, of Nazareth), an ethnonym of Ναζαρέθ (Nazaréth). For a list of theories as to the further etymology of this word, please consult the Wikipedia article on ‘Nazarene’.

AdjectiveEdit

Nazarene (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Nazareth or its people.
  2. Of or relating to the Church of the Nazarene.
    Holiness Today is a Nazarene magazine.

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NounEdit

Nazarene (plural Nazarenes)

  1. A person from Nazareth.
  2. A member of the Jewish sect of the Nazarenes.
    He was formerly with the sect of the Pharisees, but now he is a Nazarene.
  3. A member of the Church of the Nazarene.
    I have been a Nazarene for several years; I joined the church in 1946.

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Proper nounEdit

Nazarene

  1. (usually as “the Nazarene”) an epithet of Jesus Christ

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