/suy"meuhn/; Fr. /see mawonn"/ for 7, n.1. the original name of the apostle Peter. Cf. Peter.2. Simon the Zealot, one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:4.3. the Canaanite, one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:4; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15.4. a relative, perhaps a brother, of Jesus: sometimes identified with Simon the Canaanite. Matt. 13:55; Mark 6:3.5. ("Simon Magus") the Samaritan sorcerer who was converted by the apostle Philip. Acts 8:9-24.6. ("Simon Magus") fl. 2nd century A.D.?, founder of a Gnostic sect and reputed prototype of the Faust legend: often identified with the Biblical Simon Magus.7. Claude /klohd/, born 1913, French novelist: Nobel prize 1985.8. Herbert Alexander, born 1916, U.S. social scientist and economist: Nobel prize 1978.9. Sir John (Allsebrook) /awlz"brook'/, 1873-1954, British statesman and lawyer.10. Neil, born 1927, U.S. playwright.11. Paul, born 1942, U.S. singer and songwriter.12. a male given name, form of Simeon.
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