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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.

Etymologies

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From Hebrew גִּלְעָד (gil'ád).

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