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theophany

[thee-of-uh-nee]
noun, plural theophanies.
a manifestation or appearance of God or a god to a person.

Origin:
1625–35; < Late Latin theophania < Late Greek theopháneia. See theo-, -phany

theophanic [thee-uh-fan-ik] , theophanous, adjective
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theophany (θɪˈɒfənɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
theol a manifestation of a deity to man in a form that, though visible, is not necessarily material
 
[C17: from Late Latin theophania, from Late Greek theophaneia, from theo- + phainein to show]
 
theophanic
 
adj
 
the'ophanous
 
adj

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