Definition of Messiah noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Messiah

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    NAmE//məˈsaɪə//
     
     
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  1. 1 the Messiah [singular] (in Christianity) Jesus Christ who was sent by God into the world to save people from evil and sin
  2. 2the Messiah [singular] (in Judaism) a king who will be sent by God to save the Jewish people
  3. 3messiah a leader who people believe will solve the problems of a country or the world synonym savior He's seen by many as a political messiah.