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Idumaea

or Idumea

[id-yoo-mee-uh] /ˌɪd yʊˈmi ə/
noun
1.
Greek name of Edom.
Related forms
Idumaean, Idumean, adjective, noun
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  • One of them, Antipater, was the local governor of this idumean province.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
  • He was sitting in a chariot drawn by six white idumean stallions shod with gold.

    Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • We have witnessed the thin entering of the wedge; behold the idumean now head of Jewish affairs.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
  • They spat upon the ground and cursed the idumean who called himself their king.

    The Unknown Quantity Henry van Dyke
idumean in the Bible

the Greek form of Edom (Isa. 34:5, 6; Ezek. 35:15; 36:5, but in R.V. "Edom"). (See EDOM ØT0001129).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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