Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity
  2. (noun, person) a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC

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Synonyms of Zechariah

book of zachariah, zacharias

Origin of the word Zechariah

  1. masc. proper name, Biblical 11th of the Twelve Prophets; see Zachariah. more

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Words that sound like Zechariah

zaar, zaire, zaria, zero, zero hour, zocor, zori, zr

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