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Nazarene

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noun Naz·a·rene \ˌna-zə-ˈrēn\

Definition of Nazarene

  1. 1 :  a native or resident of Nazareth

  2. 2 a :  christian 1a b :  a member of the Church of the Nazarene that is a Protestant denomination deriving from the merging of three holiness groups, stressing sanctification, and following Methodist polity

Nazarene adjective


Origin of nazarene

Middle English Nazaren, from Late Latin Nazarenus, from Greek Nazarēnos, from Nazareth Nazareth, Palestine


First Known Use: 13th century


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