Khirbet Qumran

or Khir·bet Qûm·ran

[ keer-bet koo m-rahn ]
/ ˈkɪər bɛt ˈkʊm rɑn /

noun

an archaeological site in W Jordan, near the NW coast of the Dead Sea: Dead Sea Scrolls found here 1947.
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British Dictionary definitions for khirbet qumran

Khirbet Qumran

/ (ˈkɪəbɛt ˈkʊmrɑːn) /

noun

an archaeological site in NW Jordan, near the NW shore of the Dead Sea: includes the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found

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