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Cyrus

masc. proper name, Latinized form of Greek Kyros, from Old Persian Kurush, a name of unknown etymology. In Hebrew the name is Koresh, and in that form it was taken c. 1990 by Wayne Howell of Texas, U.S., when he became head of the Branch Davidian church there.

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Definitions of Cyrus

Cyrus (n.)
Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC);
Synonyms: Cyrus the Younger
From wordnet.princeton.edu