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Meaning of "Sheba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEBA

Sheba  [ˈʃiːbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEBA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHEBA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sheba

Sheba

Sheba was a kingdom mentioned in the Hebrew scriptures and the Qur'an. Sheba features in Ethiopian, Hebrew and Qur'anic traditions. Among other things it was the home of the biblical "Queen of Sheba". Modern archaeological studies support the view that the biblical kingdom of Sheba was the ancient Semitic civilization of Saba in Southern Arabia, in Yemen, between 1200 BC until 275 AD with its capital Marib. The Kingdom fell after a long but sporadic civil war between several Yemenite dynasties claiming kingship, resulting in the rise of the late Himyarite Kingdom. Similar description in the Hebrew Bible is found in Strabo's writings and Assyrian annals about the Sabaeans Their civilization stretched as far as Aqaba with small colonies to protect the trade routes, these colonies included Yathrib and the central Arabian kingdom of Kindah and northern Ethiopia where archaeologists found an ancient temple dedicated to the Sabaean chief god El-Maqah The study of the history and culture of this kingdom is still patchy. Especially the chronology of historical events and famous kings due to the instability in Yemen...

Definition of Sheba in the English dictionary

The definition of Sheba in the dictionary is Also called: Saba. the ancient kingdom of the Sabeans: a rich trading nation dealing in gold, spices, and precious stones. Other definition of Sheba is the region inhabited by this nation, located in the SW corner of the Arabian peninsula: modern Yemen.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHEBA


ameba
əˈmiːbə
amoeba
əˈmiːbə
ARIBA
əˈriːbə
Bathsheba
bæθˈʃiːbə
Beersheba
bɪəˈʃiːbə
Bourguiba
bʊəˈɡiːbə
Curitiba
ˌkʊərɪˈtiːbə
endameba
ˌendəˈmiːbə
endamoeba
ˌɛndəˈmiːbə
entameba
ˌentəˈmiːbə
entamoeba
ˌɛntəˈmiːbə
Geber
ˈdʒiːbə
gleba
ˈɡliːbə
Kariba
kəˈriːbə
Madiba
məˈdiːbə
myxamoeba
ˌmɪksəˈmiːbə
peba
ˈpiːbə
riba
ˈriːbə
zareba
zəˈriːbə
zareeba
zəˈriːbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEBA

Shebat
shebean
shebeen
shebeener
Shechem
Shechina

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEBA

aba
Abba
Alba
araba
Aruba
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baba
cba
Cuba
Elba
limba
Makeba
Manitoba
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Queen of Sheba
Saba
samba
scuba
tuba
Zumba

Synonyms and antonyms of Sheba in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sheba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEBA

Find out the translation of Sheba to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sheba from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sheba» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sheba
570 millions of speakers

English

Sheba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शबा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سبأ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Sheba
278 millions of speakers

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Sheba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিবা
260 millions of speakers

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Sheba
220 millions of speakers

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Sheba
190 millions of speakers

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Sheba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sheba
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sheba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேபா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शेबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sheba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Sheba
65 millions of speakers

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Sheba
50 millions of speakers

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Sheba
40 millions of speakers

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Sheba
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Sheba
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

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14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Saba
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Sheba
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sheba

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEBA»

The term «Sheba» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.661 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEBA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Sheba

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEBA»

Discover the use of Sheba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sheba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen
An illumination of the life of the Queen of Sheba, deciphered through satellite images that track Sheba on ancient caravan routes through archaeological sites, sheds new light on the famed biblical figure, suggesting that Sheba herself was ...
Nicholas Clapp, 2002
2
The Grimoire of Lady Sheba: Includes The Book of Shadows
An indispensable guide for all students of witchcraft, magick, and the occultarts, his volume contains material especially added for contemporary witches.
Lady Sheba, 2001
3
King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba
Offers a childhood look at the Queen of Sheba, discussing her relationship with her father and her fame as a riddler, and explains her first meeting and subsequent marriage to King Solomon
Blu Greenberg, Linda Tarry, 1997
4
Sheba
Jack Higgins's most exciting novel of World War II intrigue since his smash bestseller The Eagle Has Landed. The lost Temple of Sheba is not just a biblical legend. A German archaeologist has found it. The Nazis have claimed it.
Jack Higgins, 1995
5
Hatshepsut, Queen of Sheba
Punt, said Velikovsky, was one and the same as Israel. In this volume historian Emmet Scott brings forward dramatic new evidence in support of Velikovsky.
Emmet Scott, 2012
6
Queen of Sheba
This series looks at leaders who guided armies to victory and ruled over vast domains. As one empire fell, another would rise, led by charismatic and powerful commanders.
Naomi Lucks, 2008
7
Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir
In DAUGHTER OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA, three remarkable women -- mother, daughter, and grandmother -- reveal their obstinate devotion to each other against all odds, and their scrappy genius for survival.
Jacki Lyden, 1997
8
Operation Sheba
Hotshot spies never die.
Misty Evans, 2008
9
Save Queen of Sheba
Two pioneer children named David and Queen of Sheba survive a Sioux massacre only to find themselves alone in hostile territory.
Louise Moeri, 2008
10
The Books of Shadows
Released in time to counter misconceptions fostered by the movie of the same name, "The Book of Shadows" will, in Lady Sheba's own words, "bring to light the authentic beliefs of Witchcraft and reestablish the respectability of this ancient ...
Lady Sheba, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEBA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sheba is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ethiopian and Moroccan runners top Nad Al Sheba 10k at Ramadan …
Ethiopians and Moroccans shined at the 10k road race held as part of the third Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Ramadan Sports Tournament at the NAS Sports Complex ... «Sport360°, Jun 15»
2
Positive start as Nad Al Sheba Ramadan Sports Tournament gets …
Zabeel and Dream Dubai began their campaigns on a winning note in the volleyball tournament at the Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Ramadan Sports Tournament. «Sport360°, Jun 15»
3
'Sleeping beauty': 2000-year-old remains found in biblical city
(CNN) It was the Queen of Sheba that first drew Louise Schofield -- an archaeologist and former curator at the British Museum -- to the Gheralta plateau in ... «CNN, Jun 15»
4
On the radar, June 15-21: Elite Squash Festival, Nad Al Sheba
We look at the sporting events lighting up the UAE over the next seven days including the Elite Squash Festival, the annual Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament ... «Sport360°, Jun 15»
5
Come Back, American Dream — Lisa D'Amour's 'Detroit' and William …
But seeing D'Amour's “Detroit” at the Apollinaire Theatre Company and “Come Back, Little Sheba” at the Huntington Theatre Company on back-to-back days, ... «WBUR, Apr 15»
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'Come Back, Little Sheba' has been Extended to May 2
Michael Knowlton and Adrianne Krstansky in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of William Inge's "Come Back, Little Sheba," directed by David ... «EDGE Boston, Apr 15»
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Come Back, Little Sheba
Nael Nacer, Adrianne Krstansky, and Marie Polizzano in William Inge's Come Back, Little Sheba, directed by David Cromer, at Boston's Huntington Theatre ... «TheaterMania.com, Apr 15»
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SHEBA® Brand Launches First-Ever Single Serving Meals For Cats
The SHEBA® Brand, which knows that cat owners love their cats for their independent spirits, personalities and discerning palettes, created new SHEBA® ... «PR Newswire, Apr 15»
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Huntington's 'Come Back, Little Sheba': Frozen In Time, Steaming …
Adrianne Krstansky as Lola and Derek Hasenstab as Doc in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of "Come Back, Little Sheba." (T. Charles Erickson) ... «WBUR, Apr 15»
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In the Huntington's 'Sheba,' loneliness is etched in the details
That's when he first saw the 1952 film version of William Inge's play, “Come Back, Little Sheba.” He was fascinated by an early scene in which the character Lola ... «Boston Globe, Mar 15»

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