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Abba [ah-buh] /ˈɑ bə/ (Show IPA), (Aubrey Solomon Eban) 1915–2002, Israeli political leader and diplomat, born in South Africa.
Contemporary Examples

Eban was seen in Israel as a delusional leftist unaware of its real security threats.
The Abba Eban Factor Brent E. Sasley December 3, 2012

I suspect Wallace thought it was cool doing that, just like Eban.
Vintage Summer Reads: Jeffrey Robinson’s Book Bag Jeffrey Robinson August 20, 2012

Despite Eban’s fib, Raz concludes that Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser wasn’t ready to negotiate with Israel.
No, Israel Didn’t Offer to Trade the West Bank for Peace in 1967 Gershom Gorenberg July 4, 2012

Historical Examples

“You live hard, though, and your father grows no richer,” observed Eban.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston

I was going to take that up,” said Eban; “it is too heavy for you by half.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston

He knew too much about Eban to desire his friendship; indeed, he doubted very much that Eban really cared for him.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston

They had scarcely gone when Eban Cowan appeared at the door.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston

None of the household could give any further account of Eban.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston

Michael hoped the next morning to be able to go to the mill and thank Eban.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston

Eban, grasping the man round the waist and shouting to those in the boat, was hauled up to her stern with his burden.
Michael Penguyne William H. G. Kingston


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