American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A priestess of Aphrodite beloved by Leander.
- Hero 2 First century A.D. Alexandrian scientist who invented many water-driven and steam-driven machines and devised a formula for determining the area of a triangle.
- From Ancient Greek Ἡρώ (Hērō). (Wiktionary)
“All those grey avatars that have to log on at public terminals, and all those avatars that only can afford the standard Ken and Barbie skins unlike our hero Hero, who has the nifty Japanese outfit and crossed swords on his back.”
“Leander, he would have lived many a fair year, though Hero had turned nun, if it had not been for a hot midsummer night; for, good youth, he went but forth to wash him in the Hellespont, and being taken with the cramp was drowned; and the foolish coroners of that age found it was Hero of Sestos.”
“Nominees will be honored for their 2009 efforts in the following categories: Good Samaritan, unsung hero, workplace hero, animal rescue hero, firefighter hero, law enforcement hero, medical hero, military hero and Hero of the Year will be picked from among those winners.”
“Where as the movies he has done, flock of dodos and frizzle, is the correct way to do it, where the hero (by the way the Hero in flock of dodos is himself) is someone you can root for.”
“RIP Henry Allingham dies aged 113 hero to armed forces. idiots sjsmyth Hero is a much overused term these days.”
“Now, one could speculate how she managed to get hero out of something she was doing in the bathroom, but fortunately the title was because of the film Hero.”
“What a Hero hadst thou been] I am afraid here is intended a poor conceit upon the word _Hero_.”
“Anyway fast forward and Dr. Black is a world renowned Neurosurgeon whose research has earned him the title Hero of Medicine…Please join us to celebrate and recognizehisachievements and bring your children so thatwe can proudly say to our children…see that guy…you too can be just like him.”
“Lawmakers have bestowed upon him the title "Hero of Turkmenistan.”
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