Definition of Avesta in English:

Avesta

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Pronunciation: /əˈvɛstə
 
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noun

  • The sacred texts of Zoroastrianism, compiled in the 4th century.
    More example sentences
    • The major tenets of the faith were put forth in a book called the Avesta.
    • In the Zoroastrian Avesta, a mountain called Hara stands at the center of the world.
    • Hinduism developed from the Vedic tradition in India and Zoroastrianism out of the early Aryan religion and mythology expressed eventually in the Avesta in Iran.

Origin

Persian.

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