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1. abraham, ibrahim

the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son

Example Sentences:
'Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham'

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1. Old Testament
the first of the patriarchs, the father of Isaac and the founder of the Hebrew people (Genesis 11–25)
2.  Abraham's bosom

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a masculine name: dim. Abe
2.  Bible
the first patriarch and ancestor of the Hebrews: Gen. 12-25
Plains ofplateau in the city of Quebec, on the St. Lawrence: site of a battle (1759) in which the British under Wolfe defeated the French under Montcalm, leading to British control of Canada

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A field adjoining the upper part of Quebec City, Canada. In 1759 the British under Gen. James Wolfe defeated the French under Gen. Louis Montcalm in a decisive battle of the French and Indian Wars. The victory led to British supremacy in Canada.
In the Bible, the first patriarch and progenitor of the Hebrew people. He was the father of Ishmael and Isaac.

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