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Sarah in the Bible, the wife of Abraham and mother (in her old age) of Isaac. When she herself had a son, she forced Abraham to drive away the maidservant Hagar with their child Ishmael.

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Sarah

Sarah (wife of Abraham, ancestress of the Jewish people): see PATRIARCHS AND MATRIARCHS.

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Sarah

Sarah: see Sara.

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Sarah

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SARAH

SARAH (ˈsɛərə) search and rescue homing (radar system)
• surgery assistant robot acting on the head (in brain surgery)

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