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Ahasuerus

[ uh-haz-yoo-eer-uhs, uh-has-, uh-hazh-oo-; Sephardic Hebrew ah-khahsh-ve-rawsh; Ashkenazic Hebrew ah-khuhsh-vey-ruhsh ]
/ əˌhæz yuˈɪər əs, əˌhæs-, əˌhæʒ u-; Sephardic Hebrew ɑˌxɑʃ vɛˈrɔʃ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌɑ xəʃˈveɪ rəʃ /
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noun
a king of ancient Persia, known to the Greeks as Xerxes: husband of the Biblical Esther.
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Also Douay Bible, As·su·er·us [as-oo-er-uhs, -eer-] /ˌæs uˈɛr əs, -ˈɪər-/ .
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Ahasuerus
/ (əˌhæzjuːˈɪərəs) /

noun
Old Testament a king of ancient Persia and husband of Esther, generally identified with Xerxes
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