Nazarene meaning

năzə-rēn, năzə-rēn
A member of an American Protestant denomination, the Church of the Nazarene, that follows many of the doctrines of early Methodism.
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Of or relating to Nazareth or its inhabitants.
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A member of an early sect of Christians of Jewish origin who continued to observe much of the Mosaic law.
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A member of a sect of early Christians of Jewish origin who retained many of the prescribed Jewish observances.
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Used traditionally by Muslims to refer to a Christian or Westerner.
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Of Nazareth or its people or culture.
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A person born or living in Nazareth.
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A member of the Church of the Nazarene, a Protestant sect.
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A Christian.
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Of or pertaining to Nazareth or its people.
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Of or relating to the Church of the Nazarene.
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A person from Nazareth. Ναζωραῖος
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(κατ' εξοχήν) Jesus Christ. Usually with 'the'.
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Members of the Church of the Nazarene.
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the Nazarene
  • Jesus.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Nazarene

Origin of nazarene

  • Middle English from Late Latin Nazarēnus from Greek Nazarēnos from Nazaret Nazareth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Greek adjective Ναζαρηνός (NazarÄ“nos) "of Nazareth", an ethnonym of Ναζαρέθ (Nazareth). For a list of theories as to the further etymology of this word, please consult the Wikipedia article on "˜Nazarene'.

    From Wiktionary