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What does the acronym SHAZAM stand for?

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The meanings for the acronym in the wizard Shazam���s name vary between Captain Marvel characters. The main meaning refers to Captain Marvel's Elders, which include Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury. In the other cases, ���Shazam��� lists the deities that empower the wizard, Mary Marvel and Black Adam.

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Shazam, formerly called Captain Marvel, is a super hero and protector of Fawcett City within the DC Comics Universe. His public identity is Billy Batson, a young boy and apprentice to a wizard named Shazam. When needed, Billy speaks the word "Shazam," gets struck by a lightning bolt and is transformed into a super adult.

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