Definition of magian in English:


Syllabification: ma·gi·an
Pronunciation: /ˈmāj(ē)ən, ˈmāˌjīən
(also Magian)


  • 1Of or relating to the magi of ancient Persia.
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    • Lady - you must understand - that door is Magian work - even one as skilled as myself finds it difficult to force open…
    • Historian Grundy, like Thucydides, completely ignores the Greek and Magian worldviews.
    • He showed that similar horoscopes in the Magian or Chaldaean system had been described in ancient times for Roman emperors such as Augustus, Tiberius, and Hadrian.
  • 1.1Of or relating to the Magi who brought gifts to the infant Jesus.
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    • Beyond the river Euphrates the magians lived; and they were wise, could read the language of the stars, and they divined that one, a master soul, was born; they saw his star above Jerusalem.


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