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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 No·ah /ˈnoə/
 諾亞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 No·ah prop. n.  A patriarch of Biblical history, in the time of the Deluge.
 2. Zool. A marine bivalve shell (Arca Noae), which somewhat resembles an ark, or ship, in form.
 3. A child's toy, consisting of an ark-shaped box containing many different wooden animals.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Noah
      n : the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and
          the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40
          days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the
          flood is told in the Book of Genesis

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Noah
    rest, (Heb. Noah) the grandson of Methuselah (Gen. 5:25-29), who
    was for two hundred and fifty years contemporary with Adam, and
    the son of Lamech, who was about fifty years old at the time of
    Adam's death. This patriarch is rightly regarded as the
    connecting link between the old and the new world. He is the
    second great progenitor of the human family.
      The words of his father Lamech at his birth (Gen. 5:29) have
    been regarded as in a sense prophetical, designating Noah as a
    type of Him who is the true "rest and comfort" of men under the
    burden of life (Matt.11:28).
      He lived five hundred years, and then there were born unto him
    three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth (Gen. 5:32). He was a "just
    man and perfect in his generation," and "walked with God" (comp.
    Ezek. 14:14,20). But now the descendants of Cain and of Seth
    began to intermarry, and then there sprang up a race
    distinguished for their ungodliness. Men became more and more
    corrupt, and God determined to sweep the earth of its wicked
    population (Gen. 6:7). But with Noah God entered into a
    covenant, with a promise of deliverance from the threatened
    deluge (18). He was accordingly commanded to build an ark
    (6:14-16) for the saving of himself and his house. An interval
    of one hundred and twenty years elapsed while the ark was being
    built (6:3), during which Noah bore constant testimony against
    the unbelief and wickedness of that generation (1 Pet. 3:18-20;
    2 Pet. 2:5).
      When the ark of "gopher-wood" (mentioned only here) was at
    length completed according to the command of the Lord, the
    living creatures that were to be preserved entered into it; and
    then Noah and his wife and sons and daughters-in-law entered it,
    and the "Lord shut him in" (Gen.7:16). The judgment-threatened
    now fell on the guilty world, "the world that then was, being
    overflowed with water, perished" (2 Pet. 3:6). The ark floated
    on the waters for one hundred and fifty days, and then rested on
    the mountains of Ararat (Gen. 8:3,4); but not for a considerable
    time after this was divine permission given him to leave the
    ark, so that he and his family were a whole year shut up within
    it (Gen. 6-14).
      On leaving the ark Noah's first act was to erect an altar, the
    first of which there is any mention, and offer the sacrifices of
    adoring thanks and praise to God, who entered into a covenant
    with him, the first covenant between God and man, granting him
    possession of the earth by a new and special charter, which
    remains in force to the present time (Gen. 8:21-9:17). As a sign
    and witness of this covenant, the rainbow was adopted and set
    apart by God, as a sure pledge that never again would the earth
    be destroyed by a flood.
      But, alas! Noah after this fell into grievous sin (Gen. 9:21);
    and the conduct of Ham on this sad occasion led to the memorable
    prediction regarding his three sons and their descendants. Noah
    "lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years, and he
    died" (28:29). (See DELUGE).
      Noah, motion, (Heb. No'ah) one of the five daughters of
    Zelophehad (Num.26:33; 27:1; 36:11; Josh. 17:3).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Noah, repose; consolation

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Noah, that quavers or totters (Zelophehad's daughter)