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Kirjath-jearim (kûrˈjăth-jēˈərĭm) [key], in the Bible, ancient fortress and holy place, ancient Palestine, W of Jerusalem. It also appears as Kirjath, Kirjath-arim, Kirjath-baal, Baalah, and Baale of Judah.

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