[hahy-ruh m] /ˈhaɪ rəm/
a king of Tyre in the 10th century b.c. I Kings 5.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “noble.”.
10th century bc, king of Tyre, who supplied Solomon with materials and craftsmen for the building of the Temple (II Samuel 5:11; I Kings 5:1–18)
masc. proper name, from Phoenician/Hebrew Hiram, perhaps short for Ahiram, literally “brother of the lofty.”
high-born. (1.) Generally “Huram,” one of the sons of Bela (1 Chr. 8:5). (2.) Also “Huram” and “Horam,” king of Tyre. He entered into an alliance with David, and assisted him in building his palace by sending him able workmen, and also cedar-trees and fir-trees from Lebanon (2 Sam. 5:11; 1 Chr. 14:1). After the death of David he entered into a similar alliance with Solomon, and assisted him greatly in building the temple (1 Kings 5:1; 9:11; 2 Chr. 2:3). He also took part in Solomon’s traffic to the Eastern Seas (1 Kings 9:27; 10:11; 2 Chr. 8:18; 9:10). (3.) The “master workman” whom Hiram sent to Solomon. He was the son of a widow of Dan, and of a Tyrian father. In 2 Chr. 2:13 “Huram my father” should be Huram Abi, the word “Abi” (rendered here “my father”) being regarded as a proper name, or it may perhaps be a title of distinction given to Huram, and equivalent to “master.” (Comp. 1 Kings 7:14; 2 Chr. 4:16.) He cast the magnificent brazen works for Solomon’s temple in clay-beds in the valley of Jordan, between Succoth and Zarthan.
- Hiram maxim
[mak-sim; for 4 also French mak-seem, Russian muh-ksyeem] /ˈmæk sɪm; for 4 also French makˈsim, Russian mʌˈksyim/ noun 1. Hiram Percy, 1869–1936, U.S. inventor. 2. his father, Sir Hiram Stevens, 1840–1916, English inventor, born in the U.S.: inventor of the Maxim gun. 3. Hudson, 1853–1927, U.S. inventor and explosives expert (brother of Sir Hiram Stevens […]
- Hiram revels
[rev-uh lz] /ˈrɛv əlz/ noun 1. Hiram Rhoades [rohdz] /roʊdz/ (Show IPA), 1822–1901, U.S. clergyman, educator, and politician: first black senator 1870–71.
- Hiram woodruff
[woo d-ruh f] /ˈwʊd rəf/ noun 1. Hiram, 1817–67, Canadian driver, trainer, and breeder of harness-racing horses. /ˈwʊdrʌf/ noun 1. any of several rubiaceous plants of the genus Galium, esp G. odoratum (sweet woodruff), of Eurasia, which has small sweet-scented white flowers and whorls of narrow fragrant leaves used to flavour wine and liqueurs and […]
[hir-uh tsoo-kuh; Japanese hee-rah-tsoo-kah] /ˌhɪrˈətsu kə; Japanese hiˈrɑ tsʊˌkɑ/ noun 1. a city in central Honshu, Japan, near Yokohama.