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An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός, romanized: orphanós) is a child whose parents have died.In common usage, only a child who has lost both parents due to death is called an orphan. When referring to animals, only the mother's condition is usually relevant (i.e. if the female parent has gone, the offspring is an orphan, regardless of the father's condition).
The numerical value of orphans in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of orphans in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of orphans in a Sentence
I just returned from Colombia doing work for the foundation, helping orphans [to] get job training and learning English, but if I go on a red carpet a reporter won’t ask about that, they want to know what I wore on my trip, if I’m still married and what did I do to lose my baby weight.
Mahatma Gandhi, "Non-Violence in Peace and War":
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
We are literally begging Ukrainians to chaperone these children [safely] so we do this legally, it’s hard when you’re dealing with life or death. You’re trying to move [vulnerable orphans] and you can’t get the system to allow you to help.
We felt like orphans and then Johnny was an orphan from his city and his job.
No amount of money can bring their loved ones back, we want to fight for the orphans, so they have the opportunity to get a better future.
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