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Hannah

[han-uh]
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noun
  1. the mother of Samuel. I Sam. 1:20.
  2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “grace.”
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Hannah

noun
  1. Old Testament the woman who gave birth to Samuel (I Samuel 1–2)
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Hannah

fem. proper name, biblical mother of the prophet Samuel, from Hebrew, literally "graciousness," from stem of hanan "he was gracious, showed favor."

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