Moab

geographical name
Mo·​ab | \ ˈmō-ˌab How to pronounce Moab (audio) \

Definition of Moab

region of Jordan east of the Dead Sea

Note: In biblical times, Moab was a kingdom between Edom and the country of the Amorites.

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