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

 

Samaritan

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//səˈmærɪtən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//səˈmærɪtən//
 
 
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a good Samaritan
 
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a person who gives help and sympathy to people who need it From the Bible story of a person from Samaria who helps an injured man that nobody else will help
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