Ten Commandments

plural noun

Definition of Ten Commandments

: the ethical commandments of God given according to biblical accounts to Moses by voice and by writing on stone tablets on Mount Sinai

First Known Use of Ten Commandments

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Ten Commandments.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ten%20Commandments. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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