Definition of Abram
1. Proper noun. (biblical character) A prophet in the Old Testament; Semitic patriarch, father of the Jewish patriarch Isaac (by his wife Sarah) and the Arabic patriarch Ishmael (by his concubine Hagar). His name was later changed to Abraham. ¹
2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹
3. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=Hebrew) ¹
4. Proper noun. A village near Manchester. ¹
5. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English) ¹
6. Noun. (alternative spelling of auburn) ¹
7. Adjective. (alternative spelling of auburn) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Abram
1. auburn [adj]
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Literary usage of Abram
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"abram then (at 75) takes his wife Sarai and his nephew Lot, Haran's son, and makes his way north by way of Damascus (stopping to build altars to Yahwe at ..."
2. The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated Out of the by Canadian Bible Society (1903)
"16 And he entreated abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, ... 18 And Pharaoh called abram, and said, What te this that thou hast done unto ..."
3. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New TestamentsEnglish language (1815)
"14 í And it came to pafs, that, when ao And abram and Nahor took them wive*: ... was come into Egypt, the Egyp- thc naipe of abram» wife ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Jehovah rained down fire and brimstone from heaven, turning all the Jordan district to desolation, so that when abram looked next morning from the spot ..."
5. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly T. Fomenko (2005)
"God says unto abram (The Father of Rome): “I will make ... However, a struggle soon begins between abram and Lot: “And the band was not ..."
6. The Works of Flavius Josephus ...: To which are Added, Three Dissertations by Flavius Josephus (1825)
"And Nicolaus of Damascus, in the fourth book of his history says thus; " abram reigned at Damascus, being a foreigner, who came with an army out of the land ..."