crowns. (1.) A city east of Jordan, not far from Gilead (Num. 32:3). (2.) A town on the border of Ephraim and Benjamin (Josh. 16:2, 7), called also Ataroth-adar (16:5). Now ed-Da’rieh. (3.) “Ataroth, the house of Joab” (1 Chr. 2:54), a town of Judah inhabited by the descendants of Caleb.
To the Hebrews it was “ataroth” and by this name it is known in the East to-day.
A Field Book of the Stars William Tyler Olcott
(the town) of ataroth; but I made war against the town and took it.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce
a town in SW California. Contemporary Examples State mental-health officials said the move had been “inadvertent” and he was returned to Atascadero. What Aurora Victims Might Face if James Holmes Pleaded Insane Michael Daly July 31, 2012 Historical Examples At Atascadero one may see the maneuvering ground of a recent encampment of national guard and […]
. Contemporary Examples By then, the former Mustafa Kemal had renamed himself ataturk – and emerged as the ruler and remaker of his country. The History Behind ANZAC Day David Frum April 24, 2013 noun Kemal (kɛˈmɑːl), real name Mustafa Kemal. 1881– 1938, Turkish general and statesman; founder of the Turkish republic and president of […]
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ataturk, kemal Ataturk, Kemal [(at-uh-turk)] A Turkish soldier and statesman who founded modern Turkey in the 1920s, after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. Ataturk believed that Islamic influence (see Islam) in government had held Turkey back, and in response he established a secular government.
. Historical Examples With atavic cunning he sat upon the outside and waited for the triumph of death. The Man From Brodney’s George Barr McCutcheon adj. “pertaining to a remote ancestor,” 1866, from Latin atavus “ancestor” (see atavism) + -ic.