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Calneh (kălˈnē) [key], in the Bible. 1 Place, in S Babylonia, founded by Nimrod with other cities; the word may mean "all of them." 2 Unidentified city, possibly in N Syria. It is perhaps the same as Calno, named with Carchemish. Some identify it with Canneh.

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