Moabite Stone


noun

a slab of black basalt bearing an inscription recording the victory of Mesha, the king of Moab, over the Israelites, about 860 b.c.

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Also called Mesha Stele.

Origin of Moabite Stone

First recorded in 1865–70

Words nearby Moabite Stone

M.Nurs., mo, moa, Moab, Moabite, Moabite Stone, moa hunter, moai, moan, moat, mob
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