from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, the patriarch who was chosen by God to build an ark, in which he, his family, and a pair of every animal were saved from the Flood.
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- proper n. A character in Abrahamic religions who built an ark to save his family and members of each species of animal from the Great Flood.
- proper n. A male given name.
- n. Short for Noah's ark; shark.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A patriarch of Biblical history, in the time of the Deluge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis
A coalition of Israeli animal-protection groups who adopted the name Noah petitioned the court to prohibit force-feeding in the production of foie gras.
It's no accident, I'm sure, that the Hebrew name "Noah" actually means "Rest."
It's no accident, I'm sure that the Hebrew name "Noah," actually means "rest."
III Thammim first occurs in conjunction with the seventh occurrence of the name Noah
It goes on to say that Noah is the common ancestor of all people, since everyone else was destroyed in the great flood.
The second part of the story, I think it shows that Noah is only human.
Noah is coming off a breakout season in which he averaged 10.7 points and 11.0 rebounds while battling plantar fasciitis in his left foot that kept him out of 18 games.
It was also pretty awesome because my little cousin Noah was picked for fan question and he was on the jumbo-tron!
So Noah is making an unpersuasive argument for socialized medicine.
As in Noah's time, we live perilously -- our existence on this fragile planet threatened by the shifting and intensifying weather patterns that accompany climate change.