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Tadmor

[tad-mawr, tahd-] /ˈtæd mɔr, ˈtɑd-/
noun
1.
Biblical name of Palmyra.
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  • The present town of Tadmor is near the ruins of the former city.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
  • The journey to Pethor was by the oasis of Tadmor and the fords at Carchemish.

  • Stukeley, in a similar spirit, declared it the “Tadmor of Britain.”

    Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 James Y. Simpson
  • James says they are from Tadmor, a sect of scribes once called Rechabites.

    Looking Back Merrick Abner Richardson
  • Where the pictures that were painted in Tadmor of the Wilderness?

    The Secret Life

    Elizabeth Bisland
  • I have told you how I got to Tadmor, and what it looks like, and what sort of people live in the place.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • We have a resident agent in New York; and he arranged for her journey to Tadmor.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • Englishmen don't claim a monopoly of good manners at Tadmor.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • I don't get the exercise and fresh air, here, that I used to get at Tadmor.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • The collection of the Waverley Novels at Tadmor had not been complete.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
British Dictionary definitions for Tadmor

Tadmor

/ˈtædmɔː/
noun
1.
the biblical name for Palmyra
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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