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Idumaea

or Id·u·me·a

[id-yoo-mee-uh]
noun
  1. Greek name of Edom.
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Related formsId·u·mae·an, Id·u·me·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for idumean

Historical Examples

  • They spat upon the ground and cursed the Idumean who called himself their king.

    The Unknown Quantity

    Henry van Dyke

  • One of them, Antipater, was the local governor of this Idumean province.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History

    Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris

  • He was sitting in a chariot drawn by six white Idumean stallions shod with gold.

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • We have witnessed the thin entering of the wedge; behold the Idumean now head of Jewish affairs.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History

    Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris