from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In the Bible, an angel who explained signs from God and announced the conception, birth, and mission of Jesus to Mary.
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- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. An archangel associated, in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, with carrying messages from God.
- proper n. A patronymic surname.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
JACK SMITH, HOPED TO ADOPT GABRIEL: It ` s clear we have no -- we have no idea where Gabriel is.
In the meantime, Levine has branched out with a new project under the name Gabriel and the Hounds.
When confronted by a reporter with the fact that all his siblings were alive and not one of them answered to the name Gabriel, he expressed his befuddlement.
He had been given the name Gabriel—the name of a rescuing archangel, by the way—after an unidentified dead relative.
On February 24 2010, the company asked for the deletion of personal folders under the name "Gabriel/uploaded".
Michael the archangel be, as many suppose, no other than Jesus Christ, this Gabriel is the only created angel that is named in scripture.
Also, in Lu 1: 19-26, "Gabriel" is mentioned, whose name occurs nowhere else in Scripture, save in Da 8: 16; 9: 21.
Tilda Swinton's version of Gabriel is still a household favorite.
Those are but three of the juicy revelations in Gabriel Sherman's must-read New York magazine cover story this week about CNN and MSNBC, appropriately titled, "Chasing Fox."
Hound Dog's writing style reminds me of a chapter in Gabriel García Marquez´s classic One Hundred Years of Solitude, which consisted of one amazing sentence!