Adjective "zionists" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈzʌɪənɪst/

Definitions and examples

noun

A supporter of Zionism; a person who believes in the development and protection of a Jewish nation in what is now Israel.
  1. 'He was a moderate Zionist, in favor of negotiation over conflict.'
  2. 'I became a religous Zionist, moved to Israel, and have never looked back.'
  3. '"I took on this job because my country called on me to do so, and because I am also a Zionist," he said.'
(in southern Africa) a member of any of a group of independent Churches which practise a form of Christianity incorporating elements of traditional African beliefs.
  1. 'The Zionists combined elements of the indigenous pantheon and rituals with Christian ideas and services to create their own distinctive religious sect.'
  2. 'The Zionists emphasize manifestations of the Holy Spirit, including speaking in tongues.'

adjective

Relating to or advocating Zionism.
  1. 'The Zionist mainstream began planning their own fight for independence.'
  2. 'His real designs lay in the heartlands of the Zionist idea.'
  3. 'The Zionist founders were in no mood for compromise.'
Relating to a group of independent Churches in southern Africa which practise a form of Christianity incorporating elements of traditional African beliefs.
  1. 'On Sunday she will visit the Zionist Christian Church rally in Limpopo.'
  2. 'After that document became public, the African Federation of Churches, made up of charismatic, Apostolic and Zionist churches, came to his defence.'
  3. 'He said part of the St John's Zionist Church in Embangweni had collapsed during the storm.'
  4. 'The development is likely to invite war between the local authority and open space worshipers, particularly the apostolic sects and the Zionist churches.'

Definitions

1. a worldwide Jewish movement that resulted in the establishment and development of the state of Israel.

More examples(as adjective)

"prophets can be zionists."

Origin

(Zionism)