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Raamses

[rey-am-seez] /reɪˈæm siz/
noun
1.
a city that was built for the Pharaoh by the Israelites and from which the Exodus began. Ex. 1:11.
Also, Rameses.
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Raamses in the Bible

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

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Encyclopedia Article for Raamses

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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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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