Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of Magus.

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  • noun plural A caste of priests, philosophers, and magicians, among the ancient Persians; hence, any holy men or sages of the East.

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  • proper noun Christian Bible The wise men that met the baby Jesus at the Epiphany (traditionally considered to be three in number).
  • proper noun astronomy The three bright stars that form Orion's Belt.

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  • noun (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them

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  • The novel, set against a present-day backdrop in which a group of secret magi have been fighting a hidden war against the Faerie Courts for hundred of years, starts with the discovery of a Merlin here a title representing a supremely powerful magician who can change the course of the ongoing war -- Arthur's Ambrose was merely one of the line, and the attempts by the Magi and two Faerie Courts to woo her.

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  • The practice of Zoroastrianism regarding the use of astrological sciences caused derivatives of the term Magi to be applied to the occult in general and led to the English term magic.

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  • The term Magi is a title for the priestly caste of Zoroastrianism, which is quite possibly the oldest of the creedal religions.

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  • The practice of Zoroastrianism regarding the use of astrological sciences caused derivatives of the term Magi to be applied to the occult in general and led to the English term magic.

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  • The term Magi is a title for the priestly caste of Zoroastrianism, which is quite possibly the oldest of the creedal religions.

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  • The practice of Zoroastrianism regarding the use of astrological sciences caused derivatives of the term Magi to be applied to the occult in general and led to the English term magic.

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  • The term Magi is a title for the priestly caste of Zoroastrianism, which is quite possibly the oldest of the creedal religions.

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  • The term Magi is a title for the priestly caste of Zoroastrianism, which is quite possibly the oldest of the creedal religions.

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  • The practice of Zoroastrianism regarding the use of astrological sciences caused derivatives of the term Magi to be applied to the occult in general and led to the English term magic.

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