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An ancient village of Palestine on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea in the West Bank east of Jerusalem. It is noted for the caves in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
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(Placename) See Khirbet Qumran
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Khir•bet Qum•ran(ˈkɪər bɛt ˈkʊm rɑn)
an archaeological site in W Jordan, near the Dead Sea: Dead Sea Scrolls found here 1947.
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