Pronunciation: (nē"u-mī'u), [key]
1. a Hebrew leader of the 5th centuryb.c.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Neh.
3. a male given name. Also, Douay Bible,Ne•he•mi•asPronunciation: (nē"u-mī'us) [key] (for defs. 1, 2).
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