Definition of Ezra in US English:

Ezra

proper noun

  • 1A Jewish priest and scribe who played a central part in the reform of Judaism in the 5th or 4th century BC, continuing the work of Nehemiah and forbidding mixed marriages.

    1. 1.1 A book of the Bible telling of Ezra, the return of the Jews from Babylon, and the rebuilding of the Temple.

Pronunciation

Ezra

/ˈɛzrə//ˈezrə/