Susanna

Susanna

[soo-zan-uh]
noun
1.
a book of the Apocrypha, constituting the 13th chapter of Daniel in the Douay Bible.
2.
Also, Susannah. a female given name: from a hebrew word meaning “lily.”
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Susanna (suːˈzænə)
 
n
1.  the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
2.  the book of the Apocrypha containing this story

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Susanna
fem. proper name, from L. Susanna, from Gk. Sousana, from Heb. Shoshannah, lit. "a lily." One of the women that attended Jesus in his journeys.
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Susanna definition


lily, with other pious women, ministered to Jesus (Luke 8:3).

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