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chiliasm

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noun chil·i·asm \ˈki-lē-ˌa-zəm\

Definition of chiliasm

chiliast play \-lē-ˌast, -lē-əst\ noun
chiliastic play \ˌki-lē-ˈas-tik\ adjective


Origin of chiliasm

New Latin chiliasmus, from Late Latin chiliastes one that believes in chiliasm, from chilias


First Known Use: 1610


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