Moses

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noun Mo·ses \ˈmō-zəz also -zəs\

Definition of Moses

  1. :  a Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egyptian slavery and at Mt. Sinai delivered the Law establishing God's covenant with them

Origin and Etymology of moses

Latin, from Greek Mōsēs, from Hebrew Mōsheh


Moses

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biographical name Mo·ses \ˈmō-zəz also -zəs\

Definition of Moses

  1. Anna Mary 1860–1961 née Robertson; Grandma Moses American painter


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