Definition of Ishmael in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈiSHmāəl/
Pronunciation: /ˈiSHmēəl/
(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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Syllabification: Ish·ma·el

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