from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountHermon The highest peak, 2,815.8 m (9,232 ft), of the Anti-Lebanon Range on the Syria-Lebanon border. It was sacred to the worshipers of Baal and is considered the traditional site of Jesus's transfiguration.


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  • (See [619] HERMON.) "The prominence and isolation of Tabor, standing, as it does, on the border-land between the northern and southern tribes, between the mountains and the central plain, made it a place of note in all ages, and evidently led the psalmist to associate it with Hermon, the one emblematic of the south, the other of the north."

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • If Hermon is endorsed as the UUP candidate, whether or not jointly with the Conservatives, she is very likely to retain the seat.

    Gibbon VIII

  • (Sylvia, Lady Hermon is in mourning until the New Year)

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  • A man "Called John" died in Hermon of heart disease in 1901.

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  • At last she called Hermon's name in such keen suspense that it fell upon his ear like a shrill cry.

    Arachne — Volume 08

  • Much later, when asked to do the Playboy Interview, I called Hermon “The asshole of the world.”

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  • He moved into the very last house on the very last street in a little hidden, east-edge L.A. community called Hermon -- you know where the dog parke name riled people up recently.

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  • From Aroer, which is situate upon the bank of the torrent Arnon, unto mount Sion, which is also called Hermon,

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • (Greek), on the Mediterranean, forty miles north of Sidon. all Lebanon, toward the sunrising -- that is, Anti-libanus; the eastern ridge, which has its proper termination in Hermon. entering into Hamath -- the valley of Baalbec.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • While he was giving this direction, Althea had become engaged in the gay conversation of the others, and, as Thyone called Hermon, and he was also obliged to speak to Daphne, he could not again obtain an opportunity for private talk with the wonderful woman who held out far grander prospects for his art than the refractory, rude Biamite maiden.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works


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