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Definition of "canaan" []

  • An ancient region between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean, corresponding roughly to Israel: the Promised Land of the Israelites (noun)

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Use "canaan" in a sentence
  • "South Africa's fauna, nearby residents say they are still waiting on their 'canaan' - the promise of a better life."
  • "Your ignorance of history is only matched by your vile disgusting hatred of Jews. sass said: like all colonial enterprises of the past, which needs need a sponser, the zionist first sponser was britian - for its creation; and now the USA - for its expansion. take away the sponserships from the zionist colonies in palestine and the jewish state would crumble under the weight of this costly venture into a arab country. sass said: your ignorance of the palestinians is matched only by your ignorance of the where the jews originated from. how can the jews be called 'native' when they conquered 'the land called canaan'."
  • "This I Believe juan carlos avalos - new canaan, Connecticut"
  • "The old testament says that the Israelis took the land of canaan by force from the phoenicians by force."
  • "I forgot to tell - you that Gideon, who is dead worth more than the whole land of canaan, has left the reversion of all his milk and honey, after his son and daughter and their children, to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on his taking the name, or even being circumcised."