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Esdraelon

[es-drey-ee-lon, -druh-, ez-]
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noun
  1. a plain in N Israel, extending from the Mediterranean near Mt. Carmel to the Jordan River: scene of ancient battles.
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Compare Megiddo.
Also called Plain of Jezreel.
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Historical Examples

  • Next day, across the plain of Esdraelon to Jeneen and Sanoor, where we slept.

    Byeways in Palestine

    James Finn

  • The Plain of Esdraelon was both the door and the key to Palestine.

  • The following morning we passed over the Plain of Esdraelon.

  • They had marched far into Esdraelon and the night was falling.

    Ulric the Jarl

    William O. Stoddard

  • Now the plain of Esdraelon is wide and the skirts of Carmel are long and rugged.

    Ulric the Jarl

    William O. Stoddard


British Dictionary definitions for esdraelon

Esdraelon

noun
  1. a plain in N Israel, east of Mount CarmelAlso called: Plain of Jezreel
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