[ es-drey-ee-lon, -druh-, ez- ]

  1. a plain in N Israel, extending from the Mediterranean near Mt. Carmel to the Jordan River: scene of ancient battles.

  • Also called Plain of Jezreel.

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How to use Esdraelon in a sentence

  • Before they entered the Plain of Esdraelon, fields of precious corn nodded in the breeze, and long grasses waved to and fro.

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  • Here you find a narrow valley letting you out of the Plain of Acra into that of Esdraelon.

  • Getting quit of Chibly we turned out of the plain of Esdraelon, and entered into the precincts of the half-tribe of Manasses.

  • They were strongholds in the great plain of Esdraelon, where most of the great battles of Canaan were fought.

  • In this class are included nearly all the large and fruitful plains like those of Jaffa, Ramleh, and Esdraelon.

British Dictionary definitions for Esdraelon


/ (ˌɛsdreɪˈiːlɒn) /

  1. a plain in N Israel, east of Mount Carmel: Also called: Plain of Jezreel

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