a king of Tyre in the 10th century b.c. 1 Kings 5.
a male given name.
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How to use Hiram in a sentence
Two factors made Hiram Revels especially interesting to the Washington establishment.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate | Philip Dray | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
And then Hiram Fong and [S.I] Hayakawa, representing Hawaii and California.When Did the GOP Get So White: The Republicans’ Loss of Diversity | John Avlon | August 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She cannot withdraw charges, like the alleged victim of New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate.
Fortunately I never gave away Uncle Hiram's shooting-togs, and he was quite your height and figure.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Strachan stalked to the prison and glancing over the prisoners called out, "Hiram Smith."The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
He settled himself more deeply in Hiram Otis's old chair and looked up at Isabel.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
In the days of Solomon and Hiram of Tyre these mountains were probably covered with cedar forests.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
If Hiram's anythin' like him I don't blame Lucy for battin' him about as she does.Susan Clegg and a Man in the House | Anne Warner
British Dictionary definitions for Hiram
10th century bc, king of Tyre, who supplied Solomon with materials and craftsmen for the building of the Temple (II Samuel 5:11; I Kings 5:1–18)
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