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Sam

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noun
a male given name, form of Samuel.
a female given name, form of Samantha.
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Other definitions for Sam (2 of 5)

SAM1
[ sam ]
/ sæm /

noun
surface-to-air missile.
Space Available Mail: a special air service for sending parcels weighing up to 15 pounds (6.8 kilograms) to overseas members of the armed forces: only the regular parcel post rate to the U.S. port of shipment is charged.
Compare PAL.

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Sam.

abbreviation Bible.
Samuel.

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S. Am.

abbreviation
South America.
South American.
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British Dictionary definitions for Sam (1 of 4)

sam
/ (sæm) /

verb sams, samming or sammed (tr)
sam hold of Northern English dialect to collect; gather up

British Dictionary definitions for Sam (2 of 4)

SAM
/ (sæm) /

n acronym for
surface-to-air missile

British Dictionary definitions for Sam (3 of 4)

Sam.
/ Bible /

abbreviation for
Samuel

British Dictionary definitions for Sam (4 of 4)

S.Am.

abbreviation for
South America(n)
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