Zoroastrianism

noun
Zo·ro·as·tri·an·ism | \ˌzȯr-ə-ˈwa-strē-ə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Zoroastrianism 

: a Persian religion founded in the sixth century b.c. by the prophet Zoroaster, promulgated in the Avesta, and characterized by worship of a supreme god Ahura Mazda who requires good deeds for help in his cosmic struggle against the evil spirit Ahriman

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Zoroastrian \ˌzȯr-ə-ˈwa-strē-ən \ adjective or noun

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1849, in the meaning defined above

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Zoroastrianism

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English Language Learners Definition of Zoroastrianism

: a religion founded by the Persian prophet Zoroaster

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