Jer|o|bo|am


Jer|o|bo|am
Jer|o|bo|am «JEHR uh BOH uhm», noun.
1. the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel, from about 933 B.C. to 910 B.C., leader of the northern tribes in revolt against Judah (in the Bible, I Kings 11:26-14:20).
2. the most prosperous of the kings of Israel, who ruled in the 700's B.C. (in the Bible, II Kings 14:23-29).
jer|o|bo|am «JEHR uh BOH uhm», noun.
1. a) a champagne bottle that holds 104 ounces. b) the amount that it holds.
2. British and Scottish. a) any large bowl, goblet, or bottle for alcoholic beverages. b) the contents.
[< Jeroboam, the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel (because of his valiant nature)]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.