[goh-shuh n] /ˈgoʊ ʃən/
a pastoral region in Lower Egypt, occupied by the Israelites before the Exodus. Gen. 45:10.
a land or place of plenty and comfort.
a city in N Indiana.
a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants by the king of Egypt and inhabited by them until the Exodus (Genesis 45:10)
a place of comfort and plenty
from the Bible, fertile land settled by the Israelites in Egypt; light shone there during the plague of darkness [Gen. xxxxv:10]. The name is of unknown origin.
(1.) A district in Egypt where Jacob and his family settled, and in which they remained till the Exodus (Gen. 45:10; 46:28, 29, 31, etc.). It is called “the land of Goshen” (47:27), and also simply “Goshen” (46:28), and “the land of Rameses” (47:11; Ex. 12:37), for the towns Pithom and Rameses lay within its borders; also Zoan or Tanis (Ps. 78:12). It lay on the east of the Nile, and apparently not far from the royal residence. It was “the best of the land” (Gen. 47:6, 11), but is now a desert. It is first mentioned in Joseph’s message to his father. It has been identified with the modern Wady Tumilat, lying between the eastern part of the Delta and the west border of Palestine. It was a pastoral district, where some of the king’s cattle were kept (Gen. 47:6). The inhabitants were not exclusively Israelites (Ex. 3:22; 11:2; 12:35, 36). (2.) A district in Palestine (Josh. 10:41; 11:16). It was a part of the maritime plain of Judah, and lay between Gaza and Gibeon. (3.) A town in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:51).
[goo-zuh l] /ˈgu zəl/ noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. . noun The throat (1800s+)
- Go over with a bang
verb phrase To succeed splendidly; be enthusiastically approved: My idea for a new bulletin board went over with a bang (1928+)
- Go over-board
[oh-ver-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈoʊ vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ adverb 1. over the side of a ship or boat, especially into or in the water: to fall overboard. Idioms 2. go overboard, to go to extremes, especially in regard to approval or disapproval of a person or thing: I think the critics went overboard in panning that new show. […]
- Go over big
verb phrase To succeed very well; be received with great approval: Her proposal went over big with the biggies [1920s+; the form go big is found by 1903]