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  1. a town in N Jordan, N of Amman: Roman ruins.
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Also Jarash.
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Historical Examples

  • The ruined splendours of Jerash fade behind us like a dream.

    Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land

    Henry Van Dyke

  • From an eminence we took the last view of the pompous colonnades of Jerash.

  • From this spot we could just discern Jerash, on the summit of a huge hill before us.

  • Presently we surmount a rocky hill and look down into the broad, shallow basin of Jerash.

  • The writer has never seen more beautiful ruins than those at Jerash except the ruins at Athens.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton