There are 2 main definitions of Noah in English:

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Noah 1

Syllabification: No·ah
Pronunciation: /ˈnōə/
(In the Bible) a patriarch represented as tenth in descent from Adam. According to a story in Genesis, he made the ark that saved his family and specimens of every animal from the Flood.

Words that rhyme with Noah

anoa, Balboa, blower, boa, foregoer, goer, grower, hoer, jerboa, knower, Krakatoa, Lebowa, lower, moa, mower, Mururoa, o'er, proa, protozoa, rower, Samoa, sewer, Shenandoah, shower, sower, spermatozoa, Stour, thrower, tower

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noah 2 Line breaks: noah
Pronunciation: /nəʊə/

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noun

Australian informal
A shark.

Origin

1940s: from rhyming slang Noah's ark.

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