- ['gadəri:n]adjective involving or engaged in a headlong or disastrous rush.OriginC19: from New Testament Gk Gadarēnos 'inhabitant of Gadara', with ref. to the story of the pigs that rushed down a steep hill into the sea (see Matt. 8:28–32).
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Gadarene — [gad′ə rēn΄] adj. 〚after the Gadarene swine (Luke 8:26 39) that ran into the sea after demons possessed them〛 moving rapidly and without control; headlong * * * See Gadara. * * * … Universalium
Gadarene — [gad′ə rēn΄] adj. [after the Gadarene swine (Luke 8:26 39) that ran into the sea after demons possessed them] moving rapidly and without control; headlong … English World dictionary
gadarene — adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from the demon possessed Gadarene swine in Matthew 8:28 that rushed into the sea Date: 1922 headlong, precipitate < a gadarene rush to the cities > … New Collegiate Dictionary
Gadarene — adjective or noun see Gadara … New Collegiate Dictionary
gadarene — adj. headlong, fast and without thinking; precipitate … English contemporary dictionary
gadarene — gad·a·rene … English syllables
gadarene — adj. involving or engaged in headlong or suicidal rush or flight. Etymology: LL Gadarenus f. Gk Gadarenos of Gadara in anc. Palestine, with ref. to Matthew 8:28 32 … Useful english dictionary
Gadara — geographical name town of ancient Palestine SE of Sea of Galilee • Gadarene adjective or noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
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