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Canaan Syllabification: Ca·naan
Pronunciation: /ˈkānən/

Definition of Canaan in English:

The biblical name for the area of ancient Palestine west of the Jordan River, the Promised Land of the Israelites, who conquered and occupied it during the latter part of the 2nd millennium bc.


Early 17th century: via ecclesiastical Latin from ecclesiastical Greek Khanaan, from Hebrew kĕna`an.

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