exile, a city of Bashan (Deut. 4:43), one of the three cities of refuge east of Jordan, about 12 miles north-east of the Sea of Galilee (Josh. 20:8). There are no further notices of it in Scripture. It became the head of the province of Gaulanitis, one of the four provinces into which Bashan was divided after the Babylonish captivity, and almost identical with the modern Jaulan, in Western Hauran, about 39 miles in length and 18 in breath.
- Golan heights
/ˈɡəʊˌlæn/ plural noun 1. a range of hills in the Middle East, possession of which is disputed between Israel and Syria: under Syrian control until 1967 when they were stormed by Israeli forces; Jewish settlements have since been established. Highest peak: 2224 m (7297 ft) Golan Heights [(goh-lahn)] A hilly area on the border between […]
[gol-kon-duh] /gɒlˈkɒn də/ noun 1. a ruined city in S India, near the modern city of Hyderabad: capital of a former Muslim kingdom; famous for its diamond cutting. 2. (often lowercase) a rich mine or other source of great wealth. /ɡɒlˈkɒndə/ noun 1. a ruined town and fortress in S central India, in W Andhra […]
[gohld] /goʊld/ noun 1. a precious yellow metallic element, highly malleable and ductile, and not subject to oxidation or corrosion. Symbol: Au; atomic weight: 196.967; atomic number: 79; specific gravity: 19.3 at 20°C. 2. a quantity of gold coins: to pay in gold. 3. a monetary standard based on this metal; . 4. money; wealth; […]
[gohl-duh] /ˈgoʊl də/ noun 1. a female given name.