Kir kûr [key], in the Bible.
1 Unidentified land to which Tiglathpileser III banished the Syrians, credited by Amos as the original home of the Aramaeans (see Aram). 2 Place in Moab, identified with Kir-haraseth, Kir-hareseth, Kir-haresh, and Kir-heres.
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