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One entry found for Bible.
Main Entry: Bi·ble
Pronunciation: primarystressbimacr-bschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English Bible "the Bible," from early French Bible (same meaning), from Latin biblia (same meaning), from Greek biblia (plural) "books," derived from Byblos, ancient city in Phoenicia from which the Greeks imported papyrus
1 a : a book made up of the writings accepted by Christians as coming from God b : a book containing the sacred writings of some other religion
2 not capitalized : a publication widely read and considered very important <the bible of show business>
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