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A man or woman who devotes themself to there cause, and often does not expect anythin for what they are doing, therefore becoming a hero.
William Wallace, who devoted his life to gaining Scotlands independence, and became a national hero. (see william wallace )

Superman, man who is invincible and wears his pants on top of his trousers, constantly saves metopolis from evil.

Batman, man with no powers, just lots of hi-tech gadgets, but still saves Gotham city, from evil

Spiderman, man with radioactive spider bite, uses his spider powers to defeat the evil forces that attack New York
by bigdode September 30, 2005
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Perhaps one of the greatest shows on NBC, it is an American drama television series that features ordinary people who developed superpowers.

It's not your average superhero movie--the characters aren't a small group of people that "nobody understands" and try to save the world in fancy costumes. Watch it, and you'll see why everybody's crazy about it.
I just watched Heroes last Monday night... it rocked! I never knew I could say that about a superhero show, but this is different from the rest!
by Ocolate November 21, 2006
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Defined in the movie Serenity:

A hero is someone who gets a lot of OTHER people killed.
Billy, don't be a hero.
by Alfie The Horndog December 27, 2005
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Someone who helps without anything expected in return. Their gesture may be big or small, profound or not, it doesn't make im' any less of a hero.
Dr. King
Ghandi
Mom
by . August 25, 2004
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one who lays down his own life so that others can live
the blood that has forever stained the beaches of Normandy, is the blood of heroes
by grundle October 17, 2003
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Live action, comic-book influenced TV-Series on NBC revolving around ordinary people with a genetic mutations that give them superhuman powers and abilities such as telepathy, flight, rapid healing, superhuman intuition, enhanced strength, etc. It's the same premise as X-Men, but without costumes, teams, dichotomous ideologies, and the confusing continuity. Also, it's very well written and engaging.
Heroes is one of my favorite TV shows, dude!
by ralys38 October 30, 2007
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A man or women willing to sacrifice themself to help others without the consideration of there own safety.
"Those who face fire without fear or armor.Those who step into the darkness without assurances of ever walking out again, because they know there are others waiting in the dark, Awaiting salvation."
Firefighters, Police Officers, Soldiers...
by Sebastian February 20, 2004
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A Submarine Sandwich. The long sandwich featuring layers of meat and cheese on a crusty Italian roll goes by a variety of names. Submarine, sub, and hero are widespread. Localized terms are bomber (upstate New York), wedge (downstate New York), hoagie (Delaware Valley, including Philadelphia and southern New Jersey), grinder (New England), Cuban sandwich (Miami), Italian sandwich (Maine), Italian (southern Midwest), and poor boy (New Orleans, before Katrina) now goes by soggy boy.
Yeah, I'll have a Pepperoni, Italin Sausage, Ham and Salami Hero with everything on it.
by B1070X1C January 30, 2006
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