Definitions for samaritansəˈmær ɪ tn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Sa•mar•i•tansəˈmær ɪ tn(n.)
a native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Samaria.
a member of a religious sect of Samaria that split from Judaism in the 4th century b.c.
Category: Judaism, Eastern Religions
Ref: good Samaritan.
(adj.)of or pertaining to Samaria or to Samaritans.
Origin of Samaritan:
bef. 1000; < LL samarītānus < Gk samarit(ēs) dweller in Samaria
a member of the people inhabiting Samaria in biblical times
a Good Samaritan
A native, or inhabitant of Samaria; especially one practising the religious traditions originating in that region.
Of, or relating to Samaria or Samaritans.
Origin: From Samaritanus, from Σαμαρείτης, from Σαμαρεία.
of or pertaining to Samaria, in Palestine
a native or inhabitant of Samaria; also, the language of Samaria
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