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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dorcas,  WV 
  Zip  code(s):  26847 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dorcas 
  a  female  antelope,  or  gazelle,  a  pious  Christian  widow  at  Joppa 
  whom  Peter  restored  to  life  (Acts  9:36-41).  She  was  a 
  Hellenistic  Jewess,  called  Tabitha  by  the  Jews  and  Dorcas  by  the 
  Greeks. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Dorcas,  a  female  roe-deer 
 




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