Definition of Jehovah noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dʒɪˈhəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪˈhoʊ//
(also Yahweh)
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the name of God that is used in the Old Testament of the Bible Word Originfrom medieval Latin Iehouah, Iehoua, from Hebrew YHWH or JHVH, the consonants of the name of God, with the inclusion of vowels taken from 'ăd̲ōnāy ‘my lord’; see also Yahweh.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Jehovah