Meaning of Canaan


Pronunciation: (kā'nun), [key]
— n.
  1. the ancient region lying between the Jordan, the Dead Sea, and the Mediterranean: the land promised by God to Abraham. Gen. 12:5–10.
  2. Biblical name of
  3. any land of promise.
  4. a descendant of Ham, the son of Noah. Gen. 10.
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