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Gabriel

Syllabification: Ga·bri·el
Pronunciation: /ˈɡābrēəl
 
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Definition of Gabriel in English:

(In the Bible) the archangel who foretold the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary (Luke 1:26-38), and who also appeared to Zacharias, father of John the Baptist, and to Daniel; (in Islam) the archangel who revealed the Koran to the Prophet Muhammad.

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