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Moab

[moh-ab]
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noun
  1. an ancient kingdom E of the Dead Sea, in what is now Jordan.
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Historical Examples

  • 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

Moab

noun
  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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