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1) Avesta, city, Sweden. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Avesta, city, Sweden, (a´vsta´) (KEY) , city (1990 est. pop. 16,860), Kopparberg co., S central Sweden, on the Dalalven River. Aluminum and high quality steel are...

2) Avesta. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The body of sacred writings of the Zoroastrian religion. Short for Zend-Avesta....

3) Zend-Avesta. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The Avesta. French, from Persian zandavast, from transposition of Avest-va-zend, text and commentary, from Pahlavi Abestg u zand : abestg, text (sense uncertain,...

4) Avesta, Zoroastrian scriptures. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Avesta, Zoroastrian scriptures, see Zoroastrianism....

5) Zoroastrianism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...but with many later accretions. 1 ScripturesZoroastrianism's scriptures are the Avesta or the Zend Avesta [Pahlavi avesta=law, zend=commentary]. The Avesta consists...

6) Zend. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. The Avesta. No longer in scholarly use. 2. Avestan. No longer in scholarly use. Short for Zend-Avesta. Sense 2, from a misunderstanding of Zend in Zend-Avesta...

7) Zend-Aves'ta. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of Zoroaster, or rather Zarathustra, the Mede, who reformed the Magian religion. It is the Avesta or "Living Word," written in the Zend language (B.C. 490). It now...

8) Avestan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The eastern dialect of Old Iranian, in which the Avesta is written. 1. Of or relating to Avestan. 2. Or or relating to the Avesta....

9) Zend. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Zend, (zend) (KEY) , term formerly used for the language of the Avesta (see Zoroastrianism)....

10) Aves'ta. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The sacred Scriptures of the Magians, composed by Zoroaster. Better known as the Zend-Avesta or "living word in the Zend language." 1...

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