mountain. (1.) One of the mountains of the chain of Seir or Edom, on the confines of Idumea (Num. 20:22-29; 33:37). It was one of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness (33:37), which they reached in the circuitous route they were obliged to take because the Edomites refused them a passage through their territory. It was during the encampment here that Aaron died (Num. 33:37-41). (See AARON.) The Israelites passed this mountain several times in their wanderings. It bears the modern name of Jebel Harun, and is the highest and most conspicious of the whole range. It stands about midway between the Dead Sea and the Elanitic gulf. It has two summits, in the hallow between which it is supposed that Aaron died. Others, however, suppose that this mountain is the modern Jebel Madurah, on the opposite, i.e., the western, side of the Arabah. (2.) One of the marks of the northern boundary of Palestine (Num. 34:7, 8). Nowhere else mentioned. Perhaps it is one of the peaks of Lebanon.
[hawr-uh, hohr-uh] /ˈhɔr ə, ˈhoʊr ə/ noun 1. a traditional Romanian and Israeli round dance. /ˈhɔːrə/ noun 1. a traditional Israeli or Romanian circle dance
[hawr-is, hor-] /ˈhɔr ɪs, ˈhɒr-/ noun 1. (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) 65–8 b.c, Roman poet and satirist. 2. a male given name. /ˈhɒrɪs/ noun 1. Latin name Quintus Horatius Flaccus. 65–8 bc, Roman poet and satirist: his verse includes the lyrics in the Epodes and the Odes, the Epistles and Satires, and the Ars Poetica masc. […]
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[gree-lee] /ˈgri li/ noun 1. Horace, 1811–72, U.S. journalist, editor, and political leader. 2. a city in N Colorado. /ˈɡriːlɪ/ noun 1. Horace. 1811–72, US journalist and political leader: founder (1841) and editor of the New York Tribune, which championed the abolition of slavery
[hawr-ee, hohr-ee] /ˈhɔr i, ˈhoʊr i/ plural noun, Classical Mythology. 1. goddesses of the seasons, of cyclical death and rebirth, and sometimes of social order, usually given as three in number, with the names Dike (Justice), Eunomia (Order), and Irene (Peace). /ˈhɔːriː/ plural noun 1. (classical myth) the goddesses of the seasons Also called the […]