Gerasene

noun

Ger·​a·​sene
ˈgerəˌsēn,
ˈje-
variants or Gergesene
ˈgərgəˌ-,
ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗
plural -s
: an inhabitant of the ancient Palestinian town Gerasa

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin Gerasenus, Gergesenus, from Greek Gerasēnos, Gergesēnos, from Gerasa, Gergesa ancient town in Palestine

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“Gerasene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gerasene. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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