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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born.

Usage examples (32)
  • In this sense he calls the magi - cally activated imaginatio “the sole gate to all internal affections and the link of links.”
  • The priests are called magi, and in each temple there is a considerable number of them.
  • Then Herod called the magi secretly and ascertained from them the time of the star's appearance.
  • Afterward, in a special sense, the magi were a caste of priests of the Medes and Persians, deriving the name of Pehlvi; Mag, or for more
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