from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Existing or occurring after the Flood.
- n. A person or thing living after the Flood.
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- n. One who lived after the Biblical Flood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who lived after the flood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as postdiluvial.
- n. One who has lived since the deluge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. existing or occurring after Noah's flood
- n. anything living after Noah's flood
But in the financial crisis of 2007-'08 a mighty real-estate bubble burst, and today the country is still stumbling like a dazed man through the postdiluvian landscape of recession.
But in the financial crisis of 2007-08 a mighty real-estate bubble burst, and today the country is still stumbling like a dazed man through the postdiluvian landscape of recession.
Once the flood fades away, the city is redistributed in a new arrangement and a postdiluvian landscape emerges.
Nor must there be omitted another strange attestation of the antiquity of the whale, in his own osseous postdiluvian reality, as set down by the venerable John Leo, the old Barbary traveller.
Plato in the form of a myth, but it was a myth more or less harmonious with Greek folklore, and the birth of the postdiluvian race from stones.
Egypt, because of its antiquity and the affinities of the hiero - glyphs to Chinese characters, was identified by some as the center from which the great postdiluvian migra - tion to the East began.
The lineage of the Negro has been directly traced through Cush to Ham; hence, to argue the total moral depravity of the sons of Ham is but to concede the total moral depravity of the entire human race, as emanated from Noah in the postdiluvian age.
That the zodial  signs are significant records of something worthy of being preserved, is prejudice to deny; and we must be allowed to regard the Gorgons and Hydras of the skies as interesting problems yet unsolved, as well as to consider that the belief in lunar influence is a fragment of a true system of natural philosophy which has become more and more debased in postdiluvian times.
If all the inhabitants of the postdiluvian world are, as the Scriptures teach, descended from Noah, they must, indeed, have used one and the same language.
Patriarchs, ten postdiluvian; seventy descendants of Jacob are named on the occasion of Israel's going into Egypt, though some of them were dead at that time, others had not yet been born; the ethnographical list of Genesis enumerates seventy nations, though it gives some names of little importance and omits others of great importance; I Par., ii, 3-55, gives seventy descendants of Juda; I
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