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

  • n. In Rastafarianism, God or Jehovah.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. shortened form of Jehovah, God's personal name in the Bible. Often appearing as part of Biblical names as "-iah", or "Jeho-" as in Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jehoshua, and Jehosaphat, and Hebrew words like "hallelujah".
  • proper n. God

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Jehovah.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Jehovah.


Hebrew yāh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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