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In her struggle to find her daughter, Esther becomes one of the founders of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo.
Esther Choi of Mokbar said she has made Korean potato pancakes called gam ja jun, and Charles Rodriguez of PRINT.
The name Easter may, or may not, be derived from the Sumerian goddess Inanna, or Ishtar—the source of the Hebrew name Esther.
I started to think of these sections in part as being the interior place where the characters of Jane and Esther perhaps overlap.Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love|Lea Carpenter|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Esther Williams, 91 From 1945-49 a Williams film was one of the top 20 box office grossers each year—clearly, swimming sells.
Loosing his hold upon Esther, he swiftly shifted his weapon to his other hand and brought down a blow on the boy's back.A Dear Little Girl's Thanksgiving Holidays|Amy E. Blanchard
Esther's mother had made herself ready for her walk by fastening a bright red shawl over her head.Our Little Jewish Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
When I was on the other side of the door, Esther ran after me.Jewish Children|Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
She looked at Esther quizzically, then suddenly she held out her hand.The Phantom Lover|Ruby M. Ayres
You know mother would like to have you, Esther said, with polite urgence.Wheat and Huckleberries|Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile
noun Old Testament
fem. proper name, Old Testament wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus, from Greek Esther, from Hebrew Ester, from Persian sitareh "star," related to Avestan star- (see star (n.)).
A book of the Old Testament that tells the story of a beautiful Jewish woman named Esther who is chosen by the king of Persia (now Iran; see Persian Empire) to be his queen. Esther, with the aid of her cousin Mordecai, stops a plot to massacre the Jews (see also Jews) in Persia, and Mordecai becomes the king's chief minister.