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An ancient city of northwest Palestine on the southern edge of the Plain of Esdraelon. It was the scene of many battles throughout early history because of its strategic position on the route connecting Egypt with Mesopotamia.


(Placename) an ancient town in N Palestine, strategically located on a route linking Egypt to Mesopotamia: site of many battles, including an important Egyptian victory over rebel chieftains in 1469 or 1468 bc. See also Armageddon


(məˈgɪd oʊ)

an ancient city in N Israel, on the plain of Esdraelon: often identified with the Biblical Armageddon.
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3bn's worth of weaponry last year, much of it to that same Middle East where the sands have been soaked with blood since history's first recorded battle, Meggido (Armaggedon) in 1500BC.
PNN Ahrar Center for Prisoners Studies and Human Rights condemned the confiscation of the prisoner Nidal Fattash's artworks and drawings by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) in Meggido prison.
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War in the Holy Land: From Meggido to the West Bank.
That was Meggido, or Armageddon, site of the imminent world-ending war so eagerly anticipated by America's religious right.
The attack was in retaliation for Wednesday's suicide bombing near Meggido, northern Israel - famous as the Biblical Armageddon - which killed 17 people.
LES - If only I hadn't flogged the Daggers of Meggido for 20 quid this week, I could have killed the anti-Christ and mankind would not be doomed.
Ferwana said Saturday that the Israeli prisons of Al Naqab (Negev), Ofar and Meggido are similar to Nazi concentration camps.
The attack was in retaliation for Wednesday's suicide bombing in Meggido, northern Israel, which killed 17.