Definitions for sabelliansəˈbɛl i ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sa•bel•li•ansəˈbɛl i ən(n.)

  1. a member of any of a number of Oscan-speaking peoples of ancient Italy, including the Sabines and Samnites.

    Category: Ancient History, Peoples

Origin of Sabellian:

1595–1605; < L Sabell(us) a Sabellian + -ian

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sabellian(noun)

    an extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions


  1. Sabellian(Noun)

    a language once spoken in Umbria, Italy

  2. Sabellian(Noun)

    a member of a group of early Italian peoples comprising the Sabines, Samnites, and others.

  3. Sabellian(Noun)

    A follower of Sabellius.

  4. Sabellian(Noun)

    A Modalistic Monarchian.

  5. Sabellian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Sabellian language.

  6. sabellian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the heresiarch Sabellius, or to sabellianism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sabellian(adj)

    pertaining to the doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See Sabellian, n

  2. Sabellian(noun)

    a follower of Sabellius, a presbyter of Ptolemais in the third century, who maintained that there is but one person in the Godhead, and that the Son and Holy Spirit are only different powers, operations, or offices of the one God the Father


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