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Meaning of Abraham

A•bra•ham

Pronunciation: (ā'bru-ham", -hum), [key]
— n.
  1. the first of the great Biblical patriarchs, father of Isaac, and traditional founder of the ancient Hebrew nation: considered by Muslims an ancestor of the Arab peoples through his son Ishmael.
  2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “father of many.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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