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Shoa

[shoh-ah] /ˈʃoʊ ɑ/
noun
1.
a former kingdom in E Africa: now a province of Ethiopia. 25,290 sq. mi. (65,501 sq. km).
Capital: Addis Ababa.

Shoa

[shoh-uh] /ˈʃoʊ ə/
noun
1.
the Holocaust.
Origin of Shoa
< Hebrew
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Shoa in the Bible

opulent, the mountain district lying to the north-east of Babylonia, anciently the land of the Guti, or Kuti, the modern Kurdistan. The plain lying between these mountains and the Tigris was called su-Edina, i.e., "the border of the plain." This name was sometimes shortened into Suti and Su, and has been regarded as = Shoa (Ezek. 23:23). Some think it denotes a place in Babylon. (See PEKOD.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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