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A•bra•ham



Pronunciation: (ā'bru-ham", -hum), [key]
n.
1. the first of the great Biblical patriarchs, father of Isaac, and traditional founder of the ancient Hebrew nation: considered by Muslims an ancestor of the Arab peoples through his son Ishmael.
2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “father of many.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

abradeAbraham's bosom
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