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Kedron

[kee-druh n] /ˈki drən/
noun
1.
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  • Descending Mount Sion, and crossing Kedron, he entered the sacred grove.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • The brook Kedron was crossed, and they are once more on the Bethany path.

    Memories of Bethany John Ross Macduff
  • Even in crossing the Kedron to Gethsemane, “He sang an hymn!”

    The Mind of Jesus John R. Macduff
  • Across the valley of the Kedron eastward, the Mount of Olives, 2,665 feet; 12.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • These ravens haunt the trees of the Kedron and Mount Olivet.

  • The drought of summer came on; the cisterns had been filled up or poisoned; Kedron ran dry, and thirst added its horrors.

    Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell
  • As we stand by the gate we see beneath us the Kedron valley, and beyond it the slopes of the Mount of Olives.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • Here is the old place of execution—the monks knew nothing of that—here is the valley of Hinnom; here that of Kedron.

    London Walter Besant
  • Descending the steep ravine, and crossing the brook Kedron, they enter the enclosure of Gethsemane.

  • It lies between the two valleys of the Kedron on the east and the Tyropœon on the west, and is 2,432 feet high.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
British Dictionary definitions for Kedron

Kedron

/ˈkɛdrɒn/
noun
1.
(Bible) a ravine under the eastern wall of Jerusalem
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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