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Galilean

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Galilean

Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the galilean telescope. See telescope.

1. A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the romans.

2. One of the party among the jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; called also Gaulonite.

3. A Christian in general; used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans.