[puh-ley-jee-uh n, -juh n] /pəˈleɪ dʒi ən, -dʒən/
a follower of Pelagius, who denied original sin and believed in freedom of the will.
of or relating to Pelagius or Pelagianism.
of or inhabiting the open sea
of or relating to Pelagius or his doctrines
an adherent of the doctrines of Pelagius
1530s (n.); 1570s (adj.), from Medieval Latin Pelagianus, from Pelagius, Latinized form of the name of 4c. British monk who denied the doctrine of original sin. Combated by Augustine, condemned by Pope Zosimus in 418 C.E. His name in Welsh was said to have been Morgan, literally “sea-dweller” (cf. Greek pelagos “sea;” see pelagic). Related: Pelagianism.
- Pelagian islands
/pɛˈleɪdʒɪən/ plural noun 1. a group of Italian islands (Lampedusa, Linosa, and Lampione) in the Mediterranean, between Tunisia and Malta. Pop: 6066 (2004 est). Area: about 27 sq km (11 sq miles) Italian name Isole Pelagie (ˈiːzole peˈladʒe)
[puh-ley-jee-uh n, -juh n] /pəˈleɪ dʒi ən, -dʒən/ noun 1. a follower of Pelagius, who denied original sin and believed in freedom of the will. adjective 2. of or relating to Pelagius or Pelagianism. /pɛˈleɪdʒɪəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. (Christianity) a heretical doctrine, first formulated by Pelagius, that rejected the concept of original sin and maintained that […]
[puh-ley-jee-uh-nahyz, -juh-nahyz] /pəˈleɪ dʒi əˌnaɪz, -dʒəˌnaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), Pelagianized, Pelagianizing. 1. to become or make .
[puh-laj-ik] /pəˈlædʒ ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the open seas or oceans. 2. living or growing at or near the surface of the ocean, far from land, as certain organisms. /pɛˈlædʒɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the open sea: pelagic whaling 2. (of marine life) living or occurring in the upper waters […]