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Goshen

[ goh-shuhn ]
/ ˈgoʊ ʃən /
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noun
a pastoral region in Lower Egypt, occupied by the Israelites before the Exodus. Genesis 45:10.
a land or place of plenty and comfort.
a city in northern Indiana.
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Origin of Goshen

Ultimately from Hebrew Gōshen, of unknown origin
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British Dictionary definitions for Goshen

Goshen
/ (ˈɡəʊʃən) /

noun
a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants by the king of Egypt and inhabited by them until the Exodus (Genesis 45:10)
a place of comfort and plenty
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