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Definition of "ark" []

  • Bible The chest containing the Ten Commandments written on stone tablets, carried by the Hebrews during their desert wanderings. Also called Ark of the Covenant. (noun)
  • Judaism The Holy Ark. (noun)
  • Bible The boat built by Noah for survival during the Flood. (noun)
  • Nautical A large, commodious boat. (noun)
  • A shelter or refuge. (noun)

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 "ark" in a sentence
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  • "The word ark means a “box” or a “chest,” but the ark of God was no ordinary box."
  • "If the ark is actually a giant spaceship and Noah is played by Diora Baird in a thin t-shirt, I'm so on board for this."