Definitions for samaritansəˈmær ɪ tn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Samaritan(noun)

    a member of the people inhabiting Samaria in biblical times


  1. samaritan(Noun)

    a Good Samaritan

  2. Samaritan(Noun)

    A native, or inhabitant of Samaria; especially one practising the religious traditions originating in that region.

  3. Samaritan(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to Samaria or Samaritans.

  4. Origin: From Samaritanus, from Σαμαρείτης, from Σαμαρεία.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Samaritan(adj)

    of or pertaining to Samaria, in Palestine

  2. Samaritan(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Samaria; also, the language of Samaria

  3. Origin: [L. Samaritanus.]

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