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An ancient country of Palestine between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. According to the Bible, the original inhabitants were descendants of Esau.
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1. (Peoples) a nomadic people descended from Esau
2. (Bible) the son of Esau, who was the supposed ancestor of this nation
3. (Bible) the ancient kingdom of this people, situated between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba
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(ˈi dəm)

an ancient country between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, bordering ancient Palestine.
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References in classic literature ?
Among the best or most representative single ballads are: The Hunting of the Cheviot (otherwise called The Ancient Ballad of Chevy Chase--clearly of minstrel authorship); Sir Patrick Spens; Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne; Adam Bell, Clym of the Clough, and William of Cloudeslee; Captain Car, or Edom o' Gordon; King Estmere (though this has been somewhat altered by Bishop Percy, who had and destroyed the only surviving copy of it); Edward, Edward; Young Waters; Sweet William's Ghost; Lord Thomas and Fair Annet.
``That were to expose thee to the gaze of those dogs of Ishmael and of Edom,'' whispered Isaac, with a suspicious glance towards the crowd of knights and squires.
Who is this That cometh from Edom, with red garments from Bosrah?
The story reflects the relationship of Israel and Edom, the land bordering ancient Israel (in what is now southwestern Jordan).
TABULAR DATA OMITTED A continuous corn and dairy production system was used with the Edom soil at the Union site.
This satanic prophecy concludes by taking on a more specific reference, when the narrator proclaims the "dominion of Edom" and superimposes the geography of the biblical lands onto the map of Europe.
EDOM Technology has long cultivated various application fields in the electronics industry, with particular emphasis on developing solutions related to the IoT, automotive, industrial and portable/wearable products.
The brotherly endurance refers to Edom and Jacob, representing Christians and Jews.
Daughter Sinead Edom, 30, said: "For 48 hours it was life threatening.
Schmidt then scrambled to freedom n edom reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk by climbing over the prison wall - but not before badly cutting himself on the razor wire on top of it.
Ovadiah was a convert from Edom (Talmud Sanhedrin 39b), and there are many narratives about how Hillel warmly welcomed converts (Talmud Shabbat 31a).