Deborah

noun
Deb·​o·​rah | \ ˈde-b(ə-)rə How to pronounce Deborah (audio) \

Definition of Deborah

: a Hebrew prophetess who rallied the Israelites in their struggles against the Canaanites

First Known Use of Deborah

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Deborah

Hebrew Dĕbhōrāh

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“Deborah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Deborah. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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