from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to ancient Idumea, or Edom, in Western Asia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Idumæa or Edom, an ancient territory and kingdom between Palestine and Egypt, extending from the Dead Sea southward to the gulf of Akabah.
  • n. A member of the race inhabiting ancient Idumæa or Edom, represented in the Bible as descendants of Esau; an Edomite.


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