Rehoboth

noun Re·ho·both \ˈrēəˌbōth, rə̇ˈhōbəth\
variants: less commonly

Reheboth

\ˈrēəˌbōth\

Definition of Rehoboth

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of a community or company of peoples in southwestern Africa of mixed European and African origin

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Origin and Etymology of rehoboth

probably after Rehoboth, site where Isaac dug a well for which the herdsmen of Abimelech did not fight and that he named (Genesis 26:22), from Hebrew Rĕḥōbhōth, literally, wide spaces


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