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Definitions of Herod:
  • noun:   king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8193)

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