noun, plural Ge·o·nim [Sephardic Hebrew ge-aw-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gey-oh-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew gɛ ɔˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew geɪˈoʊ nɪm/, English Ga·ons.
Origin of Gaon
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Historical Examples of gaon
The Commentary which passes as that of Saadia the Gaon is said to be spurious.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel
F. W. Farrar
Still, in his day, Campanton passed for the Gaon of Castile.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)
But if the Exilarch was not learned, he delegated this duty to the Gaon of Sora.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)
But the Gaon refused to enter into polemics with a "heretic."
The stern Gaon refused even to see the exponent of heterodoxy.