Chiliast Chil"i*ast, n. [Gr. ?. See {Chiliasm}.] One who believes in the second coming of Christ to reign on earth a thousand years; a millenarian. [1913 Webster]

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  • chiliast — CHILIÁST, Ă adj., s. m. f. (adept) al chiliasmului. (< fr. chiliaste) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • chiliast — noun see chiliasm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chiliast — See chiliasm. * * * …   Universalium

  • chiliast — noun a) One who believes that Jesus will reign over Earth for a thousand years. b) A millenarian …   Wiktionary

  • Chiliast — Chi|li|ạst, der; en, en (christl. Rel.): Anhänger des Chiliasmus. * * * Chi|li|ạst, der; en, en: Anhänger des Chiliasmus …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Chiliast — Chi|li|ạst 〈 [çi ] m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 Anhänger des Chiliasmus …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Chiliast — Chi|li|ast der; en, en <aus gleichbed. gr. chiliástēs> Anhänger des ↑Chiliasmus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • chiliast — n. one who believes in the coming of the Millennium, person who believes in the 2nd coming of Christ to rule on earth a thousand years (Christianity); millenarian …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chiliast — [ kɪlɪast] noun another term for millenarian. Derivatives chiliasm noun chiliastic adjective Origin C16: via late L. from Gk khiliastēs, from khilias a thousand years , from khilioi thousand …   English new terms dictionary

  • chiliast — chil·i·ast …   English syllables

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