- a person born or living in Samaria
- a person who comes to the aid of another
Origin of SamaritanMiddle English ; from Old English ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Samaritanus ; from Classical Greek Samareit?s ; from Samareia, Samaria ; from Aramaic shamerayin ; from Classical Hebrew (language) shomron
- A native or inhabitant of Samaria.
- A member of a people inhabiting present-day Israel and the West Bank who trace their ancestry to the ancient Israelites and practice a religion related to pre-rabbinical Judaism.
- often samaritan A Good Samaritan.
Origin of SamaritanMiddle English, from Old English, from Late Latin Samar&imacron;tanus, from Greek Samar&imacron;t&emacron;s, from Samareia, Samaria.
- a Good Samaritan
- A native, or inhabitant of Samaria; especially one practising the religious traditions originating in that region.
- Of, or relating to Samaria or Samaritans.
From Latin SamarÄ«tÄnus, from Ancient Greek Î£Î±Î¼Î±ÏÎµÎ¯Ï„Î·Ï‚ (SamareitÄ“s), from Î£Î±Î¼Î±ÏÎµÎ¯Î± (Samareia, “Samaria").