Definition of Gideon in English:

Gideon

Line breaks: Gid¦eon
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɪdɪən
 
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1(In the Bible) an Israelite leader, described in Judges 6:11 ff.
2A member of Gideons International.
More example sentences
  • He is a member of the well-known Bible-distributing organization, the Gideons.
  • The Gideons provide Bibles, in about 70 languages, for schools and hotels all over the world.
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons or to a charity of one's choice.

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