Ophir

noun
\ ˈō-fər How to pronounce Ophir (audio) \

Definition of Ophir

: a biblical land of uncertain location but reputedly rich in gold

First Known Use of Ophir

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ophir

Hebrew Ōphīr

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“Ophir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ophir. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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