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  • n. Plural form of wise man.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (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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