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In the Bible, an angel who explained signs from God and announced the conception, birth, and mission of Jesus to Mary. In Islamic tradition, Gabriel is believed to have revealed the Koran to Muhammad.
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(Bible) Bible one of the archangels, the messenger of good news (Daniel 8:16–26; Luke 1:11–20, 26–38)
(Biography) Jacques-Ange (ʒakɑ̃ʒ). 1698–1782, French architect: designed the Petit Trianon at Versailles
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Ga•bri•el(ˈgeɪ bri əl)
one of the archangels, appearing usu. as a divine messenger. Dan. 8:16, 9:21; Luke 1:19, 26.
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|Noun||1.||Gabriel - (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God|
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
archangel - an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy
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Gabriel[ˈgeɪbrɪəl] N → Gabriel
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