- a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan River.
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Here was also deposited the huge iron bedstead of Og, king of Bashan.Byeways in Palestine
A roar like that of a bull of Bashan, or a boatswain, here interrupted the conversation.Rivers of Ice
There was no natural boundary on the east of Gilead and Bashan.
The king of Bashan, his sons, and his army were cut to pieces.
Dogs have compassed me about; strong bulls of Bashan have beset me.Sermons of Christmas Evans
- Old Testament a region to the east of the Jordan, renowned for its rich pasture (Deuteronomy 32:14)
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