Sheba
or Saba geographical name ancient country S Arabia probably including Yemen

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  • Sheba — Logo de Sheba Activité Alimentation animale Société mère Mars Incorporated Sociétés sœurs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sheba — Sheba1 [shē′bə] Queen of Bible the queen who visited King Solomon to investigate his reputed wisdom: 1 Kings 10:1 13 Sheba2 [shē′bə] Biblical name for SABA (the ancient kingdom) …   English World dictionary

  • Sheba — or both. Biblical traditionSheba is mentioned several times in the Bible. For instance, in the Table of Nations (Genesis 10:7), Sheba, along with Dedan, is listed as a descendant of Noah s son Ham (as sons of Raamah son of Cush). In Genesis 25:3 …   Wikipedia

  • Sheba —    An oath, seven.    1) Heb. shebha, the son of Raamah (Gen. 10:7), whose descendants settled with those of Dedan on the Persian Gulf.    2) Heb. id. A son of Joktan (Gen. 10:28), probably the founder of the Sabeans.    3) Heb. id. A son of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Sheba — Der Begriff Sheba bezeichnet: ein antikes Königreich im heutigen Jemen, siehe Saba (Antike) ein umstrittenes Gebiet an der Grenze zwischen dem Libanon, Israel und Syrien, siehe Schebaa Farmen eine Katzenfuttermarke der Mars Incorporated einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sheba — ˈshēbə noun ( s) Etymology: Sheba, ancient country in southern Arabia; from the Biblical account (1 Kings 10:1 13) of the Queen of Sheba s visit to Solomon : an attractive and often flirtatious or giddy young woman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sheba — noun An ancient kingdom in Arabia or possibly in Africa. And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions …   Wiktionary

  • Sheba — She|ba, Queen of →↑Queen of Sheba, the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sheba — n A sexy or seductive woman. She is just the Sheba I ve been waiting for. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • Sheba — /shee beuh/, n. Bible. 1. Queen of, the queen who visited Solomon to test his wisdom. I Kings 10:1 13. 2. Biblical name of Saba (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

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