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Ishmael Syllabification: Ish·ma·el
Pronunciation: /ˈiSHmāəl/

Definition of Ishmael in English:

(In the Bible) a son of Abraham, by his wife Sarah’s maid, Hagar, driven away with his mother after the birth of Sarah’s son Isaac (Gen. 16:12). Ishmael (or Ismail) is also important in Islamic belief as the traditional ancestor of Muhammad and of the Arab peoples.
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