from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A mountainous region of ancient Palestine east of the Jordan River in what is now northwest Jordan.
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- proper n. A region east of the Jordan river.
- proper n. A male given name in occasional use.
From Hebrew גִּלְעָד (gil'ád). (Wiktionary)