Synonyms for jordan

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The Jews have crossed the river Jordan and have occupied Palestine.

Gilead abode beyond Jordan, and why did Dan remain in ships?

Jordan, who by this time had met with some success in literature, came to his assistance.

Reader, will you say that you have never met with Jordan Algrieve?

The Jordan is not a little river to be loved: it is a barrier to be passed over.

And Jordan, those sweet banks of thine, With woods so full of nightingales.

Several Arabs from the Hauran with their camels, crossed the Jordan while we were there.

We had no officer, except Sergeant Jordan, but we needed none.

On the left is the district on the Jordan, called the Broadmarsh.

Jordan's brows contracted as he tried to understand the robot.

WORD ORIGIN

river in ancient Palestine; the crossing of it is symbolic of death in high-flown language as a reference to Num. xxxiii:51. The modern nation-state dates to 1921.

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