Examples from the Web for simeon
Speech,” Simeon declares, “is but the mechanical result of certain adjustments of the vocal organs.
There, Simeon Stylites now had patience certainly, great patience; for thirty years he stood on a pillar!A Sportsman's Sketches|Ivan Turgenev
Logically, it must lead to the completest isolation, and find its best exponent in Simeon Stylites.
The most famous of these pillar saints was Simeon, surnamed Stylites, meaning pillar.A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
British Dictionary definitions for simeon
- Old Testament the second son of Jacob and Leah
- the tribe descended from him
- the territory once occupied by this tribe in the extreme south of the land of Canaan
Word Origin and History for simeon
masc. proper name, Biblical second son of Jacob and Leah; also a tribe of Israel; see Simon.