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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wise Men, Magi(noun)

    (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wise men in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wise men in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alphonse de Lamartine:

    Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

  2. Samuel Palmer:

    Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.

  3. Proverb:

    Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.

  4. H. G. Wells:

    Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.

  5. Cato the Elder:

    Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

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