a city that was built for the Pharaoh by the Israelites and from which the Exodus began. Ex. 1:11.
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Raamses definition

(Ex. 1:11). (See RAMESES.)

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ancient Egyptian capital in the 15th, 19th, and 20th dynasties. Situated in the northeastern delta about 62 miles (100 km) northeast of Cairo, the city lay in ancient times on the Bubastite branch of the Nile

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