from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A group or confederation of five cities: as, the Hebrew, or Doric, or African Pentapolis; the Pentapolis of Italy.
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To mollify the Israelite God, the Philistines included five golden “hemorrhoids” one for each city of the Philistine pentapolis and five golden mice.
The Philistines then took the Ark to Gath, another city of the Philistine pentapolis.
I'll wager that when the first-born of Canaan was in the flood-tide of glory, this very gown was worn by one of the most beautiful women in the pentapolis of Philistia.
In addition to this, none of the five cities of the Philistine pentapolis (Ashkelon, Ekron, Ashdod, Gaza, and