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Her·od

 (hĕr′əd) Known as "the Great." 73?-4 bc.
King of Judea (40-4) who, according to the New Testament, attempted to kill the infant Jesus by ordering the death of all children under the age of two in Bethlehem.
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Herod

(ˈhɛrəd)
n
(Biography) called the Great. ?73–4 bc, king of Judaea (37–4). The latter part of his reign was notable for his cruelty: according to the New Testament he ordered the Massacre of the Innocents
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Her•od

(ˈhɛr əd)

n.
( “the Great” ) 73?–4 B.C., king of Judea 37–4.
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Noun1.Herod - king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)Herod - king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
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Herod

[ˈherəd] NHerodes
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Herod

nHerodes m
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Herod

[ˈhɛrəd] nErode m
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The Q-53 represents a fast path to respond to current and emerging threats,' said Rick Herodes, director of the Q-53 program at Lockheed Martin.
Veremos nas linhas que seguem como Herodes, o Grande, rei da Judeia, se valeu enormemente desse expediente e introduziu a humanitas romana na regiao da Palestina, principalmente por meio das construcoes que empreendeu no campo dos espetaculos, dos jogos e das competicoes.
Com dialogos intensos perpassados por fino humor, a peca nos situa no Palacio de Herodes, em uma noite banhada pela luz do luar durante a qual se realiza um festim.
A resposta em termos de politica publica foi o desencadeamento da Operacao Herodes contra clinicas de aborto clandestino na cidade do Rio de Janeiro.
For not showing legally-issued permits, police detained Rufino Zubia, Dayote Artemio, Miguel Legaspi, Mariano Lacondazo, Edgar Lupian, Paul Mark Rivera, Raffy Foy-awon, Felmore Empizo, June Rivera, Wilmer Maclinic, Marvin Lupian, Aimon Maclinic, Herodes Lingfiawan, Joshua Tano, Jake Maclinic, and the two teenagers.
Kim Begley's Herodes, spiritedly sung, was actually heartbreaking in its portrayal of a strong man reduced to fearful impotence through the drunken trappings of power, and his waspish wife Herodias was given a subtly comic slant by Birgit Remmert, and always with a formidable vocal delivery.