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Archangel

[ahrk-eyn-juh l] /ˈɑrkˌeɪn dʒəl/
noun
1.
Russian Arkhangelsk. a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on Dvina Bay.
2.
Gulf of, former name of Dvina Bay.
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British Dictionary definitions for archangel gulf

archangel

/ˈɑːkˌeɪndʒəl/
noun
1.
a principal angel, a member of the order ranking immediately above the angels in medieval angelology
2.
another name for angelica (sense 1)
3.
yellow archangel, a Eurasian herbaceous plant (Lamiastrum luteum) that has yellow helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
4.
a bronze-coloured breed of domestic pigeon with black markings
Derived Forms
archangelic (ˌɑːkænˈdʒɛlɪk) adjective

Archangel

/ˈɑːkˌeɪndʒəl/
noun
1.
a port in NW Russia, on the Dvina River: major centre for the timber trade and White Sea fisheries. Pop: 345 000 (2005 est) Russian name Arkhangelsk
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Word Origin and History for archangel gulf

archangel

n.

late 12c., from Old French archangel (12c.) or directly from Late Latin archangelus, from Greek arkhangelos "chief angel," from arkh- "chief, first" (see archon) + angelos (see angel). Replaced Old English heah encgel.

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archangel gulf in the Bible

(1Thess. 4:16; Jude 1:9), the prince of the angels.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Encyclopedia Article for archangel gulf

archangel

any of several chiefs, rulers, or princes of angels in the hierarchy of angels of the major Western religions, especially Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and of certain syncretic religions, such as Gnosticism. See angel

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