esther esther  /ˈɛ stər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
  2. (n) an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre

News

  1. Sony Online Entertainment Announces 2013 G.I.R.L. Scholarship Winner

    SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that Esther Wu of Brooklyn, New York has been named the winner of the 2013 Gamers in Real Life (G.I.R.L.) Scholarship ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Your Family Decorator: Recalling a ‘mermaid’ and good friend

    There will never be another like my friend Esther Williams, the swimming star from the MGM stable, who died earlier this month. Esther was one-of-a-kind , as unique as Shirley Temple or Sonja Henie. When the 1940 Olympics were canceled because of World War II, Esther took her beauty and talents to Hollywood, where she would become one of the country’s best known, and loved, actresses in films ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Palm Beach Daily News

  3. Esther Russell of Buchanan inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda

    Esther Russell of Buchanan was inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) at Mary Baldwin College. ASL is the the premier national honor society for nontraditional adult students. In order to be extended the invitation to join, the student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Founded in 1842, Mary Baldwin College [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

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Quotes

  • "John Morton and Esther Olavarria are tremendous additions to our Homeland Security team. Both have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to public service and both will be able and effective partners as we tackle the very complex issues...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Janet Napolitano Source: South Florida Caribbean News

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