What is the meaning of Hero?


  • A man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength.
    • usage: "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain"
  • The principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem.
  • Someone who fights for a cause.
  • Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century.
  • Classical mythology. ( a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god)
  • Greek mythology. ( priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her)
  • 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.
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