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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]].
*  Hero of Alexandria, a first century Greek engineer/inventer
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*  Hero of Alexandria, a first century Greek engineer/inventor
 
*  Hero, in Greek myth, was the priestess of [[Aphrodite]] for whom her lover Leander swam the [[Dardanelles|Hellespont]] each night.
 
*  Hero, in Greek myth, was the priestess of [[Aphrodite]] for whom her lover Leander swam the [[Dardanelles|Hellespont]] each night.
  

Revision as of 12:23, 28 June 2016

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/inventor
  • Hero, in Greek myth, was the priestess of Aphrodite for whom her lover Leander swam the Hellespont each night.

See also

References

  1. Hero TheFreeDictionary.