the local name of Mount Kenya See Kenya (sense 2)
[kuh-ris-muh s] /kəˈrɪs məs/ noun 1. (def 2). /kəˈrɪsmæs/ noun 1. an island in the central Pacific, in Kiribati: one of the Line Islands; the largest atoll in the world. Pop: 5115 (2005) Former name Christmas Island
city, a city belonging to Benjamin (Josh. 18:28), the modern Kuriet el-‘Enab, i.e., “city of grapes”, about 7 1/2 miles west-north-west of Jerusalem.
two cities; a double city. (1.) A city of refuge in Naphtali (1 Chr. 6:76). (2.) A town on the east of Jordan (Gen. 14:5; Deut. 2:9, 10). It was assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Num. 32:37). In the time of Ezekiel (25:9) it was one of the four cities which formed the “glory […]
city of Arba, the original name of Hebron (q.v.), so called from the name of its founder, one of the Anakim (Gen. 23:2; 35:27; Josh. 15:13). It was given to Caleb by Joshua as his portion. The Jews interpret the name as meaning “the city of the four”, i.e., of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Adam, […]