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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.
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(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
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(məˈgɪd oʊ)

an ancient city in N Israel, on the plain of Esdraelon: often identified with the Biblical Armageddon.
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