Meaning of preexilian

pre•ex•il•i•an

Pronunciation: (prē"eg-zil'ē-un, -zil'yun, -ek-sil'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. being or occurring prior to the exile of the Jews in Babylonia 597–538b.c.
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