Definition of Laban

1. Noun. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958).

Exact synonyms: Rudolph Laban
Generic synonyms: Choreographer

Definition of Laban

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) The brother of Rebekah and uncle to Jacob and Esau. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laban

La Plata
La Pérouse Strait
La Rioja
La Rochefoucauld
La Rochelle
La Spezia
La Tour
La Toya
La Vergne
La Verne
La protein
Laban (current term)
Laband's syndrome
Labarraque's solution
Labbe's neurocirculatory syndrome
Labbe's triangle
Labbe's vein
Lablab purpureus
Labor Day
Labor Days
Labor Department
Labor Party

Literary usage of Laban

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It was here in Mesopotamia that Laban met Abraham's servant and consented to ... The subsequent history of Laban is intimately connected with that of Jacob, ..."

2. The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, Upon Plates by Orson Pratt (1908)
"Therefore I did obey the voice of the Spirit, and took Laban by the hair of ... And again—I knew that the Lord h-ad delivered Laban into my hands for this ..."

3. Leading Cases in the Bible by David Werner Amram (1905)
"Toward the end of Jacob's stay with Laban, after he had married ... This charge evidently made an impression on Laban, for "Jacob beheld the countenance of ..."

4. Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1855)
"19 And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images that ... 20 And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told him ..."

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