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Ramoth-gilead (rāˈmŏth-gĭlˈēăd) [key] or Ramoth in Gilead, city of ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan. It is named in the Bible as a place of refuge and as Ahab's last battlefield. It also appears as Ramah.

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