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

Wiktionary

  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.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margaret Thatcher:

    No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. He had money as well.

  2. Vera Booker:

    Jimmy Lee Jackson was brought in to Good Samaritan Hospital by ambulance from Marion, Alabama on February the 18th, 1965, at that time he said 'Nurse, I'm hurting so bad. I'm hurting. And I said 'Well just calm down if you can.'.

  3. Bryant Wright:

    I recognize his calling as the governor is for the security of the citizens, to administer justice, to punish evil, he has a different role in the role of governance. But our calling as Christians is to reach out to our neighbor — whoever that may be, from all around the world — just as Jesus teaches in the story of the Good Samaritan.

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