1. a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

- RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain

Definition categories: person, leader

2. the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

Definition categories: thought, character, part, persona, role

3. someone who fights for a cause

Similar word(s): champion, fighter, paladin

Definition categories: person, defender, guardian, protector, shielder

4. Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

Similar word(s): heron

Definition categories: person

5. (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

Definition categories: person

6. (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

Definition categories: person

7. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

Similar word(s): bomber, grinder, hoagie, hoagy, sub, submarine, torpedo, wedge, zep

Definition categories: food, sandwich