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Sad•du•cee



Pronunciation: (saj'u-sē", sad'yu-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/sadducee.html on line 79 [key]
n. Judaism.
a member of a Palestinian sect, consisting mainly of priests and aristocrats, that flourished from the 1st century b.c.to the 1st centurya.d.and differed from the Pharisees chiefly in its literal interpretation of the Bible, rejection of oral laws and traditions, and denial of an afterlife and the coming of the Messiah.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/sadducee.html on line 128 Sadducee (Thesaurus)

 

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