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rehoboam 1

Line breaks: re¦ho|boam
Pronunciation: /ˌriːəˈbəʊəm/

noun

A wine bottle of about six times the standard size.

Origin

Late 19th century: from the name Rehoboam.

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Rehoboam 2 Line breaks: Re¦ho|boam
Pronunciation: /ˌriːəˈbəʊəm/
Son of Solomon, king of ancient Israel circa 930-circa 915 bc. His reign witnessed the secession of the northern tribes and their establishment of a new kingdom under Jeroboam, leaving Rehoboam as the first king of Judah (1 Kings 11-14).

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