Definitions

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

  • In the Bible, the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac.

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  • proper noun Wife of patriarch Abraham, mother of Isaac.
  • proper noun A female given name

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  • noun (Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac

Etymologies

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

[Hebrew śārâ, princess, feminine of śar, prince; see śrr in Semitic roots.]

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From Hebrew שָׂרָה (Sara, "lady, princess"), which was originally converted from the given name שָׂרָי (saráy, "Sarai").

Examples

  • LEVI JOHNSTON, FATHER OF SARAH PALIN'S GRANDCHILD: They threw me out during -- that came out that Sarah really didn't like me.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2009

  • LEVI JOHNSTON, FATHER OF SARAH PALIN ` S GRANDSON: Well, they threw me out there and that came out that Sarah really didn ` t like me.

    CNN Transcript Dec 7, 2009

  • TODD PALIN, SARAH PALIN'S HUSBAND: Greatest experience down at the debate and I think that Sarah did awesome.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2008

  • KAREN RHODES, FRIEND OF SARAH PALIN: I've known Sarah probably about ten years or so, ever since she was mayor.

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2008

  • JEFF DOMEN, SARAH WALKER ` S DIVORCE ATTORNEY: Well, as far as my representation of Sarah during the whole divorce, what you said is correct, Nancy.

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2006

  • So I'm not just going to jump on the bandwagon and just because sarah did it go "AAAH typical ________ (insert GOP, Sarah, US hate word here)".

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  • SARAH WHITE stops by with Ted Pitney stop by for yet more country … Jim and Sarah, both Cville residents, are playing a cool-ass show this Friday down at Fry's Spring that they're calling the Full Moon Ball.

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  • STUPID SARAH You deserve the name stupid, but defile the name Sarah.

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  • BETSY SCANTLIN, MOTHER OF SARAH: Sarah, OK, we'll see you.

    CNN Transcript Mar 21, 2005

  • I would think reducing the number of nuclear weapons would been seen favorably by anyone who claims she can see Russia from her back poarch ... once again Sarah is much hair do about nothing.

    Obama brushes off Palin on nuclear deal

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