from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea in present-day southwest Jordan. According to the Bible, its inhabitants were descendants of Lot. Archaeological exploration has traced settlement in the area to at least the 13th century B.C.
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- proper n. The name given to the son of Lot through his eldest daughter, in the Hebrew Bible.
- proper n. The nation that purportedly traced their ancestry to Moab.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See the extract.
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And the first born bare a son, and called his name Moab: the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day.
And the firstborn bare a son, and called his name Moab: the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day.
And the elder bore a son, and she called his name Moab: he is the father of the Moabites unto this day.
Since A.D. 536 the last trace of the name Moab, which lingered in the town of Kir-moab, has given place to Kerak, its modern name.