Sheba

[shee-buh]
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Contemporary Examples of sheba

  • The two immediately strike up a friendship, with the old spinster writing in her diary that Sheba “may be the one.”

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    Marlow Stern

    February 3, 2011

  • A scandal erupts, and Sheba is fired from her job and her husband (Bill Nighy) kicks her out of the house.

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    Marlow Stern

    February 3, 2011

  • With nowhere left to go, Sheba, thinking the boy confessed the affair to his mother, turns to Barbara, and stays at her home.

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Historical Examples of sheba

  • Galusha, of course, would have rigged me up like the Queen of Sheba, if he had had his way.

    Galusha the Magnificent

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • That day Balthasar supped with the Queen of Sheba and drank the wine of the palm-tree.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • When the tidings reached the country of Sheba, Balkis was as indignant as if she had been betrayed.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • It was the expression with which Solomon might have received the advances of the Queen of Sheba.

  • Pooh; sure Solomon, queen o' Sheba, said there was time enough for all things.


British Dictionary definitions for sheba

Sheba

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noun
  1. Also called: Saba the ancient kingdom of the Sabeans: a rich trading nation dealing in gold, spices, and precious stones (I Kings 10)
  2. the region inhabited by this nation, located in the SW corner of the Arabian peninsula: modern Yemen

Sheba

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noun
  1. Queen of Sheba Old Testament a queen of the Sabeans, who visited Solomon (I Kings 10:1–13)
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