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Meaning of Moses

Mo•ses

Pronunciation: (mō'ziz, -zis), [key]
— n.
  1. the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the wilderness.
  2. a male given name.

Mo•ses

Pronunciation: (mō'ziz, -zis), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Grandma Moses”), 1860–1961, U.S. painter.
  2. 1888–1981, U.S. public official: New York City Commissioner of Parks 1934–60.
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