Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Meir, Golda Originally Goldie Mabovitch. 1898-1978. Russian-born Israeli politician. After living in the United States (1906-1921), she moved to Palestine and later served as minister of labor (1949-1956), foreign minister (1956-1966), and prime minister (1969-1974) of Israel.

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  • n. Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)

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Examples

  • Dana Igvy gives a poignant portrayal of Mali while Ro'i Asaf's characterization of her brother, Meir, is so obnoxious that few will mourn his death.

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  • The only drawback of Aer-O-Scope, said Bar-Meir, is that it can be used only for diagnostic purposes – to find pre-cancerous polyps – but not to remove them, which is done in a colonoscopy.

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  • Sounds like a case for “acoustic separation”, the term Meir Dan-Cohen used in a classic law review article for the notion that sometimes it would be nice if conduct rules (the rules of law as understood by the public subject to those rules) and decision rules (the rules of law as understood by the judges who apply them) could have different substantive content.

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  • "Meir," she exclaimed, "and from where does this sorrow come to your heart?"

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  • "Meir," whispered Ber, "look at the people!" and then he added in a still lower voice: "Depart from this place as quickly as you can."

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  • "Meir," she exclaimed, "if you were Akiba, and I the daughter of the rich Kolba Sabua, I would do for you the same as the beautiful Rachel did for him!"

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  • "Meir," she added, with gravity in her look and her voice, "enter our house and greet my grandfather."

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  • My Meir is a kadosh -- he is holy -- he and all the six million who perished are holy. "

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  • "Meir," sounded in a soft voice, close to his shoulder, "of what are you thinking, and why have your eyes become so sad?

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  • "Meir," said she, so softly that the whispering of the wind almost deafened her words, "you must promise me one thing.

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