Sarah

noun
Sa·​rah | \ ˈser-ə How to pronounce Sarah (audio) , ˈsā-rə \

Definition of Sarah

1 : the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
2 : a kinswoman of Tobias married to him

First Known Use of Sarah

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Sarah

Hebrew Śārāh

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“Sarah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sarah. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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