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Meaning of hero

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and
           strength; "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of
      2: the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
      3: someone who fights for a cause [syn: {champion}, {fighter},
         {hero}, {paladin}]
      4: Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to
         determine the area of a triangle and who described various
         mechanical devices (first century) [syn: {Hero}, {Heron},
         {Hero of Alexandria}]
      5: (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage
         celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal
         and a god
      6: (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself
         when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the
         Hellespont to see her
      7: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise
         and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and
         lettuce and condiments); different names are used in
         different sections of the United States [syn: {bomber},
         {grinder}, {hero}, {hero sandwich}, {hoagie}, {hoagy}, {Cuban
         sandwich}, {Italian sandwich}, {poor boy}, {sub},
         {submarine}, {submarine sandwich}, {torpedo}, {wedge}, {zep}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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