Definitions of Ezra
  1. noun
    a Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem
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    copyist, scribe, scrivener
    someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
    non-Christian priest, priest
    a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
  2. noun
    an Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
    synonyms: Book of Ezra
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    a major division of a long written composition
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