postexilic

adjective
post·​ex·​il·​ic | \ ˌpōst-(ˌ)eg-ˈzi-lik How to pronounce postexilic (audio) \

Definition of postexilic

: of or relating to the period of Jewish history between the end of the exile in Babylon in 538 b.c. and a.d. 1

First Known Use of postexilic

circa 1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Postexilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postexilic. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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