Esther

Definitions of Esther
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n (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)

Example of:
Jewess
a woman who is a Jew
queen
the wife or widow of a king

n an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre

Synonyms:
Book of Esther
Example of:
book
a major division of a long written composition

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