Postexilian
Postexilian Post`ex*il"i*an, Postexilic Post`ex*il"ic, a.] After the exile; specif. (Jewish Hist.), belonging to a period subsequent to the Babylonian captivity or exile (b. c. 597 or about 586-about 537). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • postexilian — post·exilian …   English syllables

  • postexilian — adjective see postexilic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postexilic — Postexilian Post ex*il i*an, Postexilic Post ex*il ic, a.] After the exile; specif. (Jewish Hist.), belonging to a period subsequent to the Babylonian captivity or exile (b. c. 597 or about 586 about 537). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • post|ex|il|ic — «POHST ehg ZIHL ihk, ehk SIHL », adjective. = postexilian. (Cf. ↑postexilian) …   Useful english dictionary

  • postexilic — /pohst eg zil ik, ek sil /, adj. being or occurring subsequent to the exile of the Jews in Babylonia 597 538 B.C. Also, postexilian. [1870 75; POST + EXILIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • postexilic — [pōst΄eks il′ē ən, pōst΄eg zil′ē ənpōst΄ek sil′ik, pōst΄eg zil′il′ik] adj. of that period of Jewish history following the Babylonian Exile (6th cent. B.C. ): also postexilian [pōst΄eks il′ē ən, pōst΄eg zil′ē ən] …   English World dictionary

  • postexilic — adjective of or relating to the period in Jewish history after 539 BC (after the Babylonian Captivity) • Pertains to noun: ↑Babylonian Captivity * * * /pohst eg zil ik, ek sil /, adj. being or occurring subsequent to the exile of the Jews in… …   Useful english dictionary

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