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Canaan

[key-nuh n] /ˈkeɪ nən/
noun
1.
the ancient region lying between the Jordan, the Dead Sea, and the Mediterranean: the land promised by God to Abraham. Gen. 12:5–10.
2.
Biblical name of Palestine.
3.
any land of promise.
4.
a descendant of Ham, the son of Noah. Gen. 10.
Origin of Canaan
From the Hebrew word Kenaʿan
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Canaan

/ˈkeɪnən/
noun
1.
an ancient region between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean, corresponding roughly to Israel: the Promised Land of the Israelites
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