HyperDic: holofernes

English > 1 sense of the word Holofernes:
NOUNperson Holofernes(Apocrypha) the Assyrian general who was decapitated by the biblical heroine Judith
English > Holofernes: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Apocrypha) the Assyrian general who was decapitated by the biblical heroine Judith.
CategoryApocrypha14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
CatalanHolofernes

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