from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A native or inhabitant of Galilee.
- n. A Christian.
- n. Jesus.
- adj. Of or relating to Galilee or its people.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of or pertaining to Galilee, or a native or inhabitant thereof.
- adj. of or pertaining to the philosopher Galileo Galilei.
- n. A native or resident of Galilee.
- n. A zealous follower of Judas of Galilee, who fiercely resented the taxation of the Romans, and whose violence contributed to induce the latter to vow the extermination of the whole race.
- n. A Christian.
- proper n. Jesus Christ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Galileo. See telescope.
- adj. Of or relating to Galilee.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.
- n. One of the party among the Jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; -- called also Gaulonite.
- n. A Christian in general; -- used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Galilee, the northernmost division of Palestine in the time of Christ, lying north of Samaria.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Galilee.
- n. One of a class among the Jews who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans about the time of the emperor Augustus.
- n. A Christian, as a follower of Jesus Christ, called the Galilean: used by the ancient Jews in contempt.
- Of or pertaining to Galileo, a great Italian mathematician and natural philosopher (1564-1642), who laid the foundations of the science of dynamics.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
- adj. of or relating to Galileo or his works
- n. one of the four satellites of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo
- adj. of or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants
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Not only are they moving too quickly -- indeed, the Galilean is running faster than he ever has before -- but the dust kicking up from the road is swirling around him in a red cloud.
Today this is sometimes called Galilean relativity.
A British Astronomer Royal, George Airy, saw another dark spot that recorded as being nearly four times bigger than shadows cast by Jupiter’s main Galilean moons.
Jupiter and its four planet-size moons, called the Galilean satellites -- reddish Io upper left
The Medicean Stars, now known as the Galilean Moons, they will shuttle backwards and forwards during the nights as you watch.
This sort of transformation is referred to as a Galilean velocity transformation.
Daily he taught in the Temple and though he is called a Galilean peasant, he hath much knowledge.
Besides expressions that recall the Galilean dialect of the Palestinian Talmud a preference is shown for imitation of the language of the Targum of Onkelos, while there are also various terms belonging to the language of the
[Sidenote: Pico della Mirandola, 1462-94] and Marsiglio Ficino, sought to show that the teachings of the Athenian and of the Galilean were the same.
He was the Herod to whom Pilate sent Jesus for examination, taking advantage of Christ being known as a Galilean, and of the coincident fact of Herod's presence in Jerusalem at the time in attendance at the Passover (Luke 23: 6, etc.).