Susanna

[ soo-zan-uh ]
/ suˈzæn ə /
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noun

a book of the Apocrypha, constituting the 13th chapter of Daniel in the Douay Bible.
Also Su·san·nah. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “lily.”
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Susanna

/ (suːˈzænə) /

noun Apocrypha

the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
the book of the Apocrypha containing this story
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Word Origin and History for susanna

Susanna


fem. proper name, from Latin Susanna, from Greek Sousana, from Hebrew Shoshannah, literally "a lily." One of the women that attended Jesus in his journeys.

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