• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Arian Pertaining to Arius, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the fourth century, or to the doctrines of Arius, who held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, though the first and noblest of all created beings.
    • a. & n Arian (Ethnol) See Aryan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Arian Pertaining to or of the nature of the doctrines of Arius. See II.
    • Arian Adhering to Arius or his doctrines.
    • n Arian In theology, one who adheres to the doctrines of Arius and his school. Arius was a presbyter of the church of Alexandria in the fourth century. He held that the Son was begotten of the Father, and therefore not coeternal nor consubstantial with the Father, but created by and subordinate to the Father, though possessing a similar nature. The name Arian is given in theology not only to all those who adopt this particular view of the nature of Christ, but also to all those who, holding to the divine nature of Christ, yet maintain his dependence upon and subordination to the Father in the Godhead. As a class the Arians accept the Scriptures as a divinely inspired and authoritative book, and declare their doctrines to be sustained by its teachings. The doctrine of Arius was authoritatively condemned by the Council of Nice a. d. 325, which decreed that Jesus Christ was “very God of very God; begotten, not made; of one substance with the Father.”
    • n Arian See Aryan.
    • n Arian A compound suffix of Latin origin, forming adjectives, and thence nouns, from or instead of adjectives or nouns in -ary. Words so formed refer sometimes to things, as agrarian, but chiefly to persons, either in regard to pursuit or occupation, as antiquarian, or to age, as sexagenarian, octogenarian, centenarian, etc., or to religious or social belief and practice, as Aquarian, Millenarian, necessarian, Supralapsarian, Unitarian, humanitarian, utilitarian, etc. In the last use the termination is extended to words of non-Latin origin, as anythingarian, nothingarian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Arian ā′ri-an pertaining to Arius of Alexandria (died 336), who denied the divinity of Christ
    • n Arian one who adheres to the doctrines of Arius: a Unitarian
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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In literature:

It is said that Constantine was baptized into the Arian communion in the year 337.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal," by Various
The orthodox recalled Paul; the Arians consecrated Macedonius.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
The queen was an Athanasian, and the king an Arian Catholic, and neither was willing to endure the heresy of the other.
"Women of the Romance Countries (Illustrated)" by John R Effinger
Death was the penalty for any one guilty of concealing an Arian book.
"The Religious Life of London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
I think her Ariane is commonly adjudged a failure.
"Interpreters" by Carl Van Vechten
For a few days he was filled with the remembrance of the disgraceful Arian conspiracy.
"Klytia" by George Taylor
He was moderately Calvinistic in his views and leaned towards Arianism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Arian sovereigns, tolerance of the, i.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
Justin was orthodox, Theodoric was an Arian.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer" by John Gerard
Empress Justina favored the Arians and sought to induce Ambrose to open the church of Milan for their use.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
Most of these dealt with phases of the Arian and of the Christological controversies.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
In that country the Arian Creed had been supplanted by the orthodox, and the customary persecutions had set in.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
A'RIUS, the originator of the Arian heresy.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
It only remains for us here to sketch what is known of the future career of Arius and the Arians.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
The council had by no means composed the divisions in the Church which the Arian controversy had provoked.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Was a Presbyterian, but was deposed for Arianism about 1723, and practised medicine at Bristol.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
There was one other subject on which the Arian controversy had a more intimate, though not an immediate influence.
"An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Arians, 3; persecuted by Justinian, 18.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
Arians, who are sometimes accordingly called Eunomians, was born at Dacora in Cappadocia early in the 4th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various

In poetry:

All heav'n's astonish'd at his form,
The mighty God became a worm.
Down Arian pride, to him shall bow,
He's Jesus and Jehovah too.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. I." by Ralph Erskine
With these run Arian monsters in a line,
All gospel-truth at once to undermine!
To darken and delete, like hellish foes,
The brightest colour of the Sharon Rose.
At best its human red they but decry,
That blot the divine white, the native dye.
"The Believer's Espousals : Chapter V." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Led by Arian Foster (124 yards, TD), Houston rushed for a team-record 261 yards and three touchdowns in a 30-12 victory over Cleveland.
The choice between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney isn't so much different than choosing between Aaron Rodgers and Arian Foster in a fantasy football draft.
Sunday's forecast calls for an Arian Foster field day against the Bills.
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The weather played a factor in this game, but Forte 's counterpart Arian Foster was able to rush for over 100 yards, so it was surprising to see Forte struggle.
Arian Foster says it won't be long before a gay NFL player comes out.
Arian Foster celebrates with fans after the Texans' 24-10 victory over the Titans last Sunday in Nashville.
Interim Indianapolis Colts coach Bruce Arians was willing to give the Patriots credit for a dominating performance in Andrew Luck's first game at New England.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Interim Indianapolis Colts coach Bruce Arians was willing to give the Patriots credit for a dominating performance in Andrew Luck's first game at New England.
Areas with high unemployment see narrow wage gaps , Ariane Hegewisch, study director at the Institute for Women's Policy Research, told Forbes magazine.
Texans running back Arian Foster has 12 total touchdowns so far this season.
The Texans got the 13-6 victory on Sunday by forcing four turnovers and grinding out the win with their running game led by Arian Foster's 102 yards rushing and the game's only touchdown on a 2-yard reception.
"He has taken steps forward the last two weeks and I would say he's very close to being ready to go back in there for Arian and maybe carry the ball 15 times, that type of thing," Kubiak said.
INDIANAPOLIS—Bruce Arians always wanted to coach his own NFL team.
Win the next two and Bruce Arians sets the NFL record for wins by an interim head coach.

In science:

The use of a SOYUZ-Fregat launcher instead of an ARIANE V for P lanck requires a launcher adapter and diameter reduction: 420mm for the solar array and 40 mm for the structure.
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
Other constraints from Space are the weight and size, the Gaia mission was downsized in order to fit on a Soyuz rocket, which is less costly than an Ariane launch.
The impact of Gaia and LSST on binary stars and exo-planets
Definition of Linguistic Structure (DLS) The linguistic structure used in Parax is inspired by the structures of the dictionaries of GETA ’s ARIANE system.
Interlingual Lexical Organisation for Multilingual Lexical Databases in NADIA
Right : Herschel and Planck integrated in the Ariane 5 rocket, ready for take off on its launch pad.
Primordial Fluctuations in String Cosmology
The satellite was launched from Kourou (French Guiana) on an Ariane-4 rocket in 1989.
From Hipparcos to Gaia
All six spacecraft would be launched simultaneously by a single Ariane rocket.
Gravitational Radiation -- A New Window Onto the Universe
Planck has been selected as ESA’s next medium-scale mission (M3), this was confirmed in the November 1996 review of the Ariane V demise of the Cluster Mission.
The Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy Experiments