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In the Bible, the Hebrew prophet and lawgiver who led the Israelites out of Egypt.
[Late Latin Mōses, from Greek, from Hebrew mōše, from Egyptian ms, child.]
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1. (Bible) Old Testament the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt to the Promised Land and gave them divinely revealed laws
2. (Biography) Ed. born 1956, US hurdler; winner of the 400 m hurdles in the 1976 and 1984 Olympic Games
3. (Biography) Grandma, real name Anna Mary Robertson Moses. 1860–1961, US painter of primitives, who began to paint at the age of 75
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Mo•ses1(ˈmoʊ zɪz, -zɪs)
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the desert.
Mo•ses2(ˈmoʊ zɪz, -zɪs)
Anna Mary Robertson ( “Grandma Moses” ), 1860–1961, U.S. painter.
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|Noun||1.||Moses - (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai|
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
|2.||Moses - United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)|
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n → Mose(s) m
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Moses[ˈməʊzɪs] n (Brit) → Mosè m
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