Barak

[bair-uh k, bey-rak for 1; buh-rahk for 2]
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noun

a military commander who, with Deborah, destroyed the Canaanite army under Sisera. Judges 4.
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?

  • There was no mistaking this, and Barak nodded quickly and went on to her next question.

    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

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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