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noun (1)

plural -s
: a citizen of Zion : one of the chosen people of God
: ronsdorfer


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noun (2)

plural -s
: a person who favors Zionism : zionist


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noun (3)

plural -s
: a follower of John Alexander Dowie (1848–1907) founder of Zion City, Illinois and of the Christian Catholic Church

Word History


Noun (1)

Zion (city of God) + English -ite

Noun (2)

Zion (Palestine) + English -ite

Noun (3)

Zion City (now Zion, Illinois), religious community of the Christian Catholic Church + English -ite

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“Zionite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zionite. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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