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

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


(Bible) Old Testament the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac (Genesis 17:15–22)


(ˈsɛər ə)

the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Gen. 17:15–22.
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Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible


[ˈsɛərə] NSara
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Occasionally, Michael could hear Sara making a distant scene or sending out calls which he knew were for him.
To him Sara leaped, throwing her arms around him and mothering him up to her flat little hairy breast.
Michael had managed to get up on his three legs and was striving to stumble forward against the restraining arms of Sara.
Sara saw him coming and screamed her shrillest and savagest at him.
You needn't think, Sara Stanley, that nobody but you can do anything.
But," said Cecily timidly, "that will leave out Peter and the Story Girl and Sara Ray, just as if they didn't have a share in it.
But," said Cecily, reproachfully, "haven't you anything for Sara Ray to do?
Only let me get at her--and I'll make Sara ashamed of herself.
Margaret Henan's fifth was a boy, whom she called Jamie, and in rapid succession followed three girls, Alice, Sara, and Nora, the boy Timothy, and two more girls, Florence and Katie.
They traced back the gossip to Sara Dack, servant to the Henans', and who alone lived with Margaret and her husband.
Sara Dack was louder in her assertions, the looks Tom Henan cast about him were blacker than ever, and Dr.
The poison was alleged to have been wickedly and feloniously given by the prisoner to his wife Sara, on two occasions, in the form of arsenic, administered in tea, medicine, "or other article or articles of food or drink, to the prosecutor unknown.