Meaning of transfiguration


Pronunciation: (trans"fig-yu-rā'shun, trans-fig"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of transfiguring.
  2. the state of being transfigured.
  3. (cap.) the supernatural and glorified change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain. Matt. 17:1–9.
  4. (cap.) the church festival commemorating this, observed on August 6.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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