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Barak

[bair-uh k, bey-rak for 1; buh-rahk for 2]
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noun
  1. a military commander who, with Deborah, destroyed the Canaanite army under Sisera. Judges 4.
  2. E·hud,born 1942, Israeli military leader and politician: prime minister 1999–2001.
Also Douay Bible, Bar·ac.
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  • And thou, companion and instrument of victory, Barak, arise!

  • I lapped,—an excellent test of pluck in the days of Gideon son of Barak;—and why?

  • Barak smiled again, and nodded quickly as he recognised the name.

    The Diva's Ruby

    F. Marion Crawford

  • He rose as he spoke, and Barak understood his smile and question, and waited.

    The Diva's Ruby

    F. Marion Crawford

  • Barak pointed to the waistcoat-pocket into which he had put the stone.

    The Diva's Ruby

    F. Marion Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for barak

Barak

noun
  1. Ehud (ɛˈhʊd). born 1942, Israeli politician, prime minister (1999–2001); left the Labour Party (2011) to form the breakaway party Independence
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