Qishon

geographical name
Qi·​shon | \ ˈkē-ˌshōn How to pronounce Qishon (audio) , kē-ˈshōn \

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river 45 miles (72 kilometers) long in northern Israel flowing northwest through the Plain of Esdraelon to the Mediterranean Sea

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“Qishon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Qishon. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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