Peraea


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Peraea

(pəˈriːə) or

Perea

n
(Placename) a region of ancient Palestine, east of the River Jordan and the Dead Sea
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Pe•rae•a

(pəˈri ə)

n.
a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan and the Dead Sea.
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