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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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(ˌærəˈmiːən) or


(Placename) of or relating to Aram (the biblical name for ancient Syria)
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Aram
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or Ar•a•me•an

(ˌær əˈmi ən)
1. a member of any of a group of western Semitic peoples prominent in the history of ancient Syria and Mesopotamia, c1100–700 b.c.
2. of or pertaining to Aram or the Aramaeans.
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Noun1.Aramaean - 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.Aramaean - of or relating to Aram or to its inhabitants or their culture or their language
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