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*  A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life. <ref> [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/hero Hero] TheFreeDictionary. </ref>  
 
*  A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life. <ref> [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/hero Hero] TheFreeDictionary. </ref>  
 
*  The name of a character in ''Much Ado About Nothing'' by [[William Shakespeare]].
 
*  The name of a character in ''Much Ado About Nothing'' by [[William Shakespeare]].
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*  Hero of Alexandria, a first century Greek engineer/inventer
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 03:34, 24 November 2012

Braving in snow, an elderly woman carries water bottles on her bicycle in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, five days after an earthquake and a tsunami devastated northeastern coastal towns in Japan (2011).

A hero is a literary figure who is a person of virtue, and usually the protagonist of a story. They usually believe in honour and have strong morals. A well-known example of a hero would be Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars films.

It also means:

  • A person noted for special achievement in a particular field.
  • A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life. [1]
  • The name of a character in Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare.
  • Hero of Alexandria, a first century Greek engineer/inventer

See also

References

  1. Hero TheFreeDictionary.