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Aceldama <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891573

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M17 Greek (Akeldama from Aramaic ḥǎqel děmā field of blood).

A scene of bloodshed; a place of slaughter.

Reference Entry.  20 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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