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or Ar·a·mae·an  (ăr′ə-mē′ən)
Of or relating to Aram, its inhabitants, their language, or their culture.
1. One of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century bc.
2. See Aramaic.
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Noun1.Aramean - a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Aramean - of or relating to Aram or to its inhabitants or their culture or their language
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