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Magian

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noun Ma·gi·an \ˈmā-jē-ən\

Definition of Magian

  1. :  magus

Examples of magian in a Sentence

  1. in Shakespeare's The Tempest, Prospero is a benevolent Magian who rules over an enchanted tropical island

First Known Use of magian

1548


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Magian

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adjective Ma·gi·an \-jē-ən, -ˌjī-\

Definition of Magian

  1. :  of or relating to the Magi

Magianism

play \-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of magian

1716


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