a member of a Semitic people that inhabited parts of ancient Palestine and were conquered by the Israelites and largely absorbed by them.
a group of Semitic languages, including Hebrew and Phoenician, spoken chiefly in ancient Palestine and Syria.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Canaan, the Canaanites, or the Canaanite group of languages.
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a group of ancient languages belonging to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and including Canaanite, Phoenician, Ugaritic, and Hebrew
denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied the land of Canaan before the Israelite conquest
the extinct language of this people, belonging to the Canaanitic branch of the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
(in later books of the Old Testament) a merchant or trader (Job 40:30; Proverbs 31:24)
a dry riverbed. a small, deep canyon. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Capital: Ottawa. Contemporary Examples How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches ProPublica March 12, 2014 From Gore to Kennedy, Democrats Have Their Own Shady Voter ID […]
the act of the British parliament of 1962 that transferred to the Canadian federal government complete control over the constitution of Canada.
a pale yellow or greenish, slightly fluorescent, clear, viscous, bitter-tasting, water-insoluble liquid, having a pleasant, aromatic, pinelike odor, and solidifying on exposure to air: obtained from the balsam fir, Abies balsamea, and used chiefly for mounting objects on microscope slides, in the manufacture of fine lacquers, and as a cement for lenses. Historical Examples An […]