noun (1)
Zi·​on·​ite | \ ˈzīəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of Zionite

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a citizen of Zion : one of the chosen people of God
2 : ronsdorfer


noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of Zionite (Entry 2 of 3)

: a person who favors Zionism : zionist


noun (3)
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plural -s

Definition of Zionite (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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History and Etymology for Zionite

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 24 Oct. 2021.

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