Definition of the Feeding of the Five Thousand noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Feeding of the Five Thousand

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a situation in which a lot of people need to be given food I made breakfast for all my son's friends—it was like the Feeding of the Five Thousand. From the Bible story in which Jesus is said to have fed 5 000 people with five loaves of bread and two fish.