preexilic
adjective Date: 1880 previous to the exile of the Jews to Babylon in about 600 B.C.

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  • preexilic — or pre exilic [prē΄ek sil′ik; prē΄eg zil′ik] adj. 〚/span> PRE + L exilium, exile + IC〛 of that period of Jewish history preceding the Babylonian Exile (6th cent. B.C. ): also preexilian or …   Universalium

  • preexilic — or pre exilic [prē΄ek sil′ik; prē΄eg zil′ik] adj. [< PRE + L exilium, exile + IC] of that period of Jewish history preceding the Babylonian Exile (6th cent. B.C. ): also preexilian or pre exilian …   English World dictionary

  • preexilic — prɪːɪg zɪlɪk adj. pertaining to the time before the exile of the Jews; previous to the exile of the Jews …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preexilic — pre·exilic …   English syllables

  • preexilic — pre•ex•il•ic or pre ex•il•ic [[t]ˌpri ɛgˈzɪl ɪk, ɛkˈsɪl [/t]] also pre ex•il′i•an, pre ex•il′i•an adj. jud being or occurring prior to the Babylonian exile of the Jews, 597–538 b.c. • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • preexilic —   a. before exile, especially Babylonian captivity of Jews …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • preexilic — adjective see preexilian …   Useful english dictionary

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