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Rehoboam

[ree-uh-boh-uh m] /ˌri əˈboʊ əm/
noun
1.
the successor of Solomon and the first king of Judah, reigned 922?–915? b.c. I Kings 11:43.
2.
(often lowercase) a large wine bottle, used especially for champagne, equivalent to 6 regular bottles or 4.8 liters (5 quarts).
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rehoboam

/ˌriːəˈbəʊəm/
noun
1.
a wine bottle holding the equivalent of six normal bottles (approximately 156 ounces)
Word Origin
C19: named after Rehoboam, a son of King Solomon, from Hebrew, literally: the nation is enlarged
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