mandaean mandaean

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a small Gnostic sect that originated in Jordan and survives in Iraq and who believes that John the Baptist was the Messiah
  2. (n) the form of Aramaic used by the Mandeans
  3. (adj) of or relating to the Mandaean people or their language or culture

Synonym(s)

News

  • BLOG: Learning about the World in Twin Falls

    Students in the Magic Valley are lucky. I don’t know how many schools in Idaho can say they have such a diverse student population. Recently, I’ve written stories about the Mandaean and Hazara communities in Twin Falls. I’ve learned so much and can only imagine that if I'd had the opportunity to meet such people as a teenager, I would have been more aware of what was going on in the world. My ...
    on December 14, 2013     Source: The Times-News

Quotes

  • "I felt it essential for me to write Secretary Rice and request her assistance with the Mandaean refugees because their cause was very compelling," Gohmert said. "They are seeking religious freedom."
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Louis Gohmert Source: Newsday

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