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Miriam

[mir-ee-uh m] /ˈmɪr i əm/
noun
1.
the sister of Moses and Aaron. Num. 26:59.
2.
a female given name, form of Mary.
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Miriam

/ˈmɪrɪəm/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) the sister of Moses and Aaron. (Numbers 12:1–15) Douay name Mary
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fem. proper name, biblical sister of Moses and Aaron (Ex. xv:20), from Hebrew Miryam (see Mary).

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