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Tadmor

[tad-mawr, tahd-] /ˈtæd mɔr, ˈtɑd-/
noun
1.
Biblical name of Palmyra.
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  • I have sat under the Palm-trees of Tadmor; smoked a pipe among the ruins of Babylon.

  • James says they are from Tadmor, a sect of scribes once called Rechabites.

    Looking Back Merrick Abner Richardson
  • Others branched off to Tadmor, and to cities which were built in the midst of the Desert almost solely for purposes of trade.

  • Englishmen don't claim a monopoly of good manners at Tadmor.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • Oh the intoxication of that sweet Elysium, that Tadmor in life's desert,—the possession of the one whom we have first loved!

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The collection of the Waverley Novels at Tadmor had not been complete.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • Stukeley, in a similar spirit, declared it the “Tadmor of Britain.”

    Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 James Y. Simpson
  • The card sent in bore this inscription: "Brother Bawkwell, from Tadmor."

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • Lying in wait for him at the very door of the Tadmor was a thin old gentleman, with hock-bottle shoulders and penthoused eyes.

    A Romance in Transit Francis Lynde
  • You likewise are free to return to Tadmor, at your own will and pleasure.

    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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