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POSTEXILIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does postexilic mean? 

POSTEXILIC (adjective)
  The adjective POSTEXILIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the period in Jewish history after 539 BC (after the Babylonian Captivity)

  Familiarity information: POSTEXILIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTEXILIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to the period in Jewish history after 539 BC (after the Babylonian Captivity)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

Babylonian Captivity (the deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC)


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