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Definition of "life-giver" []

  • A river of southwest Illinois flowing about 217 km (135 mi) to the Mississippi River north-northwest of Cairo.

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "life-giver" in a sentence
  • "Easily irritated and quickly frustrated, LaJoy considers himself "a life-giver," but he's a bully who antagonizes the Park Service at public meetings, pokes legal sticks into its restoration plans and resorts to acts of sabotage that spin out of control like a PETA version of "Survivor.""
  • "The true essence of Villa d'Este is liquid: it is a celebration of water, life-giver of Roman civilization."
  • "The Rainbow, then, is the story of those origins; of woman as the eternal life-giver who, through time and change, is finally driven to give birth to herself."