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Related / Similar Words: bomber, grinder, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep, Hero, champion, fighter, paladin, Heron, Hero of Alexandria

 

Definition:
  • the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem;
  • a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States;
  • (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her;
  • someone who fights for a cause;
  • (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god;
  • a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength; "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain";
  • Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century);

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    Hyponyms: Arminius, Armin, Hermann, Job

     

    Derivational Morphology: crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate, champion, defend

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: герой   Chinese: 英雄  
    Croatian: junak   Danish: helt  
    Dutch: held   Estonian: kangelane  
    Finnish: sankari   French: héros  
    German: Held   Greek: ήρωας  
    Hebrew: גבור   Hungarian: hős  
    Icelandic: hetja   Italian: eroe  
    Japanese: 英雄   Kurdish: قاره‌مان  
    Lithuanian: didvyris   Malay: wira  
    Persian: هیراد   Polish: bohater  
    Portuguese: herói   Russian: герой  
    Serbian: junak   Spanish: héroe  
    Swedish: hjälte   Welsh: arwr  
     
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