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 (ĕs′drā-ē′lŏn, -drə-, ĕz′-), Plain of
A fertile plain of northern Israel extending from the coastal lowlands near Mount Carmel to the Jordan River valley.
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(Placename) a plain in N Israel, east of Mount Carmel. Also called: Plain of Jezreel
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(ˌɛs dreɪˈi lɒn, -drə-, ˌɛz-)

a plain in N Israel, extending from the Mediterranean near Mt. Carmel to the Jordan River: scene of ancient battles. Also called Plain of Jezreel.
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