Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A biblical form of the name of God (Yahweh), used especially in Rastafarianism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Jehovah.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Jehovah.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun religion 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 noun God

Etymologies

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

[Hebrew yāh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

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