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Idumaea

or Idumea

[id-yoo-mee-uh] /ˌɪd yʊˈmi ə/
noun
1.
Greek name of Edom.
Related forms
Idumaean, Idumean, adjective, noun
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  • They spat upon the ground and cursed the idumean who called himself their king.

    The Unknown Quantity Henry van Dyke
  • One of them, Antipater, was the local governor of this idumean province.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History

    Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
  • He was sitting in a chariot drawn by six white idumean stallions shod with gold.

    Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • We have witnessed the thin entering of the wedge; behold the idumean now head of Jewish affairs.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History

    Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris

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