[ ree-uh-boh-uh m ]
/ ˌri əˈboʊ əm /


the successor of Solomon and the first king of Judah, reigned 922?–915? b.c. I Kings 11:43.
(often lowercase) a large wine bottle, used especially for champagne, equivalent to 6 regular bottles or 4.8 liters (5 quarts).


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British Dictionary definitions for rehoboam

/ (ˌriːəˈbəʊəm) /


a wine bottle holding the equivalent of six normal bottles (approximately 156 ounces)

Word Origin for rehoboam

C19: named after Rehoboam, a son of King Solomon, from Hebrew, literally: the nation is enlarged
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