Herod

[ her-uhd ]
/ ˈhɛr əd /

noun

"the Great", 73?–4 b.c., king of Judea 37–4.

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British Dictionary definitions for Herod

Herod
/ (ˈhɛrəd) /

noun

called the Great. ?73–4 bc, king of Judaea (37–4). The latter part of his reign was notable for his cruelty: according to the New Testament he ordered the Massacre of the Innocents
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