Michael(redirected from Mikha'el)
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An archangel who appears in the Hebrew Scriptures as a protector of the Jews and in the New Testament as a leader of the angels in their war against Satan.
1. (Biography) 1596–1645, tsar of Russia (1613–45); founder of the Romanov dynasty
2. (Biography) born 1921, king of Romania (1927–30, as part of a three-part regency; 1940–47), who relinquished the throne (1930–40) in favour of his father, Carol II. He led the coup d'état that overthrew (1944) Antonescu but was forced to abdicate (1947) by the Communists
3. (Biography) Saint Michael Bible one of the archangels. Feast day: Sept 29 or Nov 8
a militant archangel. Dan. 10:13.
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|Noun||1.||Michael - (Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews|
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
archangel - an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy