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Herod

Her·od

Herod

 
pronunciation:
her d
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the dynastic title of a succession of tetrarchs who governed Palestine for the Roman Empire.
definition 2: king of Judea from 37 to 4 B.C., who ruled under the authority of the Roman Empire. Herod, also known as Herod I and Herod the Great, was in power at the time of the birth of Jesus Christ (b.73 B.C.?--d.4 B.C.)