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  1. an ancient kingdom E of the Dead Sea, in what is now Jordan.
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Historical Examples of moab

  • Without further adventure the journey was continued to Moab.

    The Cat of Bubastes

    G. A. Henty

  • He was guilty of constructing a “high place” for Chemosh, “the abomination of Moab.”

  • A war of forty years' duration had ended in the complete success of Moab.

  • But Moab was shown to be in peril, was warned to be generous.

  • My father reigned over Moab 30 years, and I reigned after my father.

British Dictionary definitions for moab


  1. Old Testament an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea, in what is now the SW part of Jordan: flourished mainly from the 9th to the 6th centuries bc
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