- 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 Samarītānus from Greek Samarītēs 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").