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Goshen

[goh-shuh n] /ˈgoʊ ʃən/
noun
1.
a pastoral region in Lower Egypt, occupied by the Israelites before the Exodus. Gen. 45:10.
2.
a land or place of plenty and comfort.
3.
a city in N Indiana.
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Goshen

/ˈɡəʊʃən/
noun
1.
a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants by the king of Egypt and inhabited by them until the Exodus (Genesis 45:10)
2.
a place of comfort and plenty
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Word Origin and History for Goshen

from the Bible, fertile land settled by the Israelites in Egypt; light shone there during the plague of darkness [Gen. xxxxv:10]. The name is of unknown origin.

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