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Meaning of Ahasuerus

A•has•u•e•rus

Pronunciation: (u-haz"y-ēr'us, u-has"-, u-hazh"-Seph. Heb.ä-khäsh"ve-rôsh'Ashk. Heb.ä"khush-vā'rush), [key]
— n.
  1. a king of ancient Persia, known to the Greeks as Xerxes: husband of the Biblical Esther.
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