American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A region of ancient Egypt on the eastern delta of the Nile River. According to the Bible, it was inhabited by the Israelites from the time of Jacob until the Exodus.
“According to Redford, the name Goshen derives from Geshem—a dynastic name in the Qedarite royal family.”
“Finally, the name Goshen—for the area where the Israelites settled in the eastern delta Genesis45:10—is not an Egyptianname but a Semitic one.”
“For example, in Goshen, Indiana, EPA will help the city address its 9th Street Industrial Corridor, which is 12 blocks long and contains 350 parcels.”
“Angie managed the Check$mart in Goshen, the check-cashing outfit Rembold once worked for, and she was good at her job, Rembold had told me earlier.”
“I am heading to the indoor range in Goshen on Saturday and would like to see how this gun performs.”
“Egypt are small and of little force; lightning also is scarcely ever known to produce fatal effects; and to enhance the wonder, not a trace of any storm was found in Goshen [Ex 9: 26].”
“Dearly as he loved his father and anxiously as he desired to provide for the whole family, he would not go into the arrangements he had planned for their stay in Goshen until he had obtained the sanction of his royal master.”
“Some think here is an allusion to the preservation of the land of Goshen from the plague of hail, which made great destruction in the land of Egypt.”
“MCFADDEN: Well, here is what we can tell you, that we have reports that there was first a lone shooter, then weren't too sure, at Nu-Wood Decorative Millworks in Goshen, which is on Industrial Drive.”
“Transvaalers who had established a small Boer republic nearby called Goshen - from land which they had acquired under dubious circumstances from the Barolong.”
Looking for tweets for Goshen.