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Shimon [shi-mohn] , born 1923, Israeli political leader, born in Poland: prime minister 1984–86, 1995–96.
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Peres (ˈpɛrɛs)
Shimon (ʃiːˈməʊn). born 1923, Israeli statesman, born in Poland: prime minister (1984--86; 1995--96); president from 2007; Nobel peace prize 1994 jointly with Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin

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Word Origin & History

1619, "a French priest," from Fr. père "father," from L. patrem (nom. pater), see father. Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.
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Peres definition

divided, one of the mysterious words "written over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall" of king Belshazzar's palace (Dan. 5:28). (See MENE.)

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