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[jer-ahsh] /ˈdʒɛr ɑʃ/
a town in N Jordan, N of Amman: Roman ruins.
Also, Jarash. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The ruined splendours of Jerash fade behind us like a dream.

  • From an eminence we took the last view of the pompous colonnades of Jerash.

  • From this spot we could just discern Jerash, on the summit of a huge hill before us.

  • Presently we surmount a rocky hill and look down into the broad, shallow basin of Jerash.

  • The writer has never seen more beautiful ruins than those at Jerash except the ruins at Athens.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • In perhaps half an hour, (it may be more,) I came to a triumphal arch, the commencement of Jerash.

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