Holofernes

[ hol-uh-fur-neez, hoh-luh- ]
/ ˌhɒl əˈfɜr niz, ˌhoʊ lə- /

noun

(in the Book of Judith) a general, serving Nebuchadnezzar, who was killed by Judith.

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Holofernes
/ (ˌhɒləˈfɜːniːz, həˈlɒfəˌniːz) /

noun

the Assyrian general, who was killed by the biblical heroine Judith
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