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(Bible) the lost tribes Old Testament the ten tribes deported from the N kingdom of Israel in 721 bc and believed never to have returned to Palestine
the members of the 10 tribes of ancient Israel taken into captivity in 722 b.c. by Sargon II and believed never to have returned to Palestine.
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|Noun||1.||Lost Tribes - the ten Tribes of Israel that were deported into captivity in Assyria around 720 BC (leaving only the tribes of Judah and Benjamin)|