- the sister of Moses and Aaron. Num. 26:59.
- a female given name, form of Mary.
Examples from the Web for miriam
Revealing herself as both Miriam Weeks and alter ego Belle Knox made her feel vulnerable.Porn Keeps Up with the Kardashians: Belle Knox on the Mainstreaming of Adult Stars
September 27, 2014
Miriam recalls her last conversation with her brother being about him trying to help members of his group escape the crackdown.Egypt’s Black Site Torture Camps
June 19, 2014
Authorities identified the woman as Miriam Carey, a dental hygenist from Stamford, Conn.Notes From a Shootout
October 3, 2013
Wrote Miriam Lozano: “Matt Bomer is the only Christian Grey.”‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Fans Need to Chill
September 5, 2013
“The service had the air of a protest,” Miriam Cantor-Stone, an intern at Lilith Magazine, told me after the gathering wrapped up.NYC Jews Pray In Solidarity With Women Of The Wall
March 12, 2013
"It's five minutes to eight, girls," announced Miriam Nesbit.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
Miriam must not only be contemplated in a new, but unpleasing light.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
But his anxiety was not for himself—it was for his mother and father, it was for the noble Miriam.
Why did he not marry Miriam, as one could see the girl wished?
"Joseph, bethink thyself," pleaded Miriam, stricken to the heart.
- Old Testament the sister of Moses and Aaron. (Numbers 12:1–15)Douay name: Mary
Word Origin and History for miriam
fem. proper name, biblical sister of Moses and Aaron (Ex. xv:20), from Hebrew Miryam (see Mary).