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the Maginoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.dʒaɪ/
in the ​Bible, the three men, ​thought to be ​kings or astrologers, who ​followed a ​star to ​visitJesusChrist when he was a ​baby and give him ​presents. They are also called the Three Kings or the Three Wise Men.
(Definition of the Magi from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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