Pre exilian

preexilian

[pree-eg-zil-ee-uhn, -zil-yuhn, -ek-sil-]
adjective
being or occurring prior to the exile of the Jews in Babylonia 597–538 b.c.
Also, pre-exilian, preexilic, pre-exilic.


Origin:
1860–65; pre- + Latin exili(um) exile + -an

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