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Overview of noun esther

The noun esther has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Esther

((Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim))

2. Esther, Book of Esther

(an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre)

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