Susanna


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Su·san·na

 (so͞o-zăn′ə)
In the Apocrypha, a woman in Babylon who was falsely accused of adultery and was rescued by Daniel.

Susanna

(suːˈzænə)
n
1. (Biography) the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
2. (Bible) the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
3. (Bible) the book of the Apocrypha containing this story
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Noun1.Susanna - an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of DanielSusanna - an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status
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References in classic literature ?
The boy died when he was about eleven, and only the two little girls, Judith and Susanna, lived to grow up.
IOpinionated Piers Morgan and vivacious Susanna Reid will be waking up the nation as new co-presenters on the famous breakfast show three days a week.
The 50-year-old will present alongside Susanna Reid as ITV bosses try to boost struggling ratings.
SIR - I read with a sense of disbelief Geoffrey Keyte's letter (WM 21-4-2015) and praise for Susanna Wesley's brutal and cruel treatment of her own children, and his suggestion we adopt her teaching methods.
SUSANNA WESLEY was the mother of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism.
Clwyd Theatr Cymru HISTORY records that William Shakespeare's elder daughter, Susanna, the wife of a doctor, was accused of adultery.
Richard Madeley offered his sympathy to Susanna Reid and her struggling Good Morning Britain TV show yesterday.
RICHARD Madeley has spoken of his sympathy for Susanna Reid and her struggling Good Morning Britain TV show.
BBC Breakfast host Bill Turnbull has told his former co-presenter Susanna Reid to ignore critics of her Good Morning Britain show.
Susanna Reid, the face of the Beeb's flagship morning show, is a hot favourite despite having recorded the lowest scores of the four female finalists in the last three weeks (and joint-lowest the week before).
Susanna Meese and husband Robin Simpson have teamed up for a Christmas show with a difference.
For its seventh season, Calgary Opera's Emerging Artist Development Program in May mounted a double bill of little-performed chamber operas, Wolf-Ferrari's II segreto di Susanna (The Secret of Susanna) and Ravels L'heure espagnole (The Spanish Hour).