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Gilead

[gil-ee-uh d] /ˈgɪl i əd/
noun
1.
a district of ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan River, in present N Jordan.
2.
Mount, a mountain in NW Jordan. 3596 feet (1096 meters).
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Gilead1

/ˈɡɪlɪˌæd/
noun
1.
a historic mountainous region east of the River Jordan, rising over 1200 m (4000 ft)

Gilead2

/ˈɡɪlɪˌæd/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) a grandson of Manasseh; ancestor of the Coileadites (Numbers 26: 29–30)
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Word Origin and History for Gilead

Biblical site (Gen. xxxi:21, etc.), traditionally from the name of a grandson of Manasseh, perhaps from Aramaic gal "heap of stones."

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