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Sam·son 1

In the Bible, the Israelite judge and powerful warrior who was betrayed to the Philistines by Delilah.

Sam·son 2

A man of great physical strength.

Sam·so′ni·an (săm-sō′nē-ən) adj.
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1. (Bible) a judge of Israel, who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistine oppressors until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah (Judges 13–16)
2. any man of outstanding physical strength
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(ˈsæm sən)

1. a judge of Israel famous for his great strength. Judges 13–16.
2. any man of extraordinary physical strength.
Sam•so′ni•an (-ˈsoʊ ni ən) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Samson - (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress DelilahSamson - (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
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.Samson - a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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[ˈsæmsn] NSansón
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n (lit)Samson m; (fig)Herkules m
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