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Ahasuerus

[uh-haz-yoo-eer-uh s, uh-has-, uh-hazh-oo-; Sephardic Hebrew ah-khahsh-ve-rawsh; Ashkenazic Hebrew ah-khuh sh-vey-ruh sh] /əˌhæz yuˈɪər əs, əˌhæs-, əˌhæʒ u-; Sephardic Hebrew ɑˌxɑʃ vɛˈrɔʃ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌɑ xəʃˈveɪ rəʃ/
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1.
a king of ancient Persia, known to the Greeks as Xerxes: husband of the Biblical Esther.
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Ahasuerus

/əˌhæzjuːˈɪərəs/
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(Old Testament) a king of ancient Persia and husband of Esther, generally identified with Xerxes
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