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Definition of the noun negev

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noun - plural: -

  1. a desert in southern Israel

Place

The Negev is a desert and semidesert region of southern Israel. The region's largest city and administrative capital is Beersheba, in the north. At its southern end is the Gulf of Aqaba and the resort city of Eilat. It contains several development towns, including Dimona, Arad and Mitzpe Ramon, as well as a number of small Bedouin cities, including Rahat and Tel as-Sabi. There are also several kibbutzim, including Revivim and Sde Boker; the latter became the home of Israel's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, after his retirement from politics.

  • also known as Negev Desert
  • part of Israel

Phrases with Negev

  1. Negev Shrew
  2. negev desert

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Google previewJoel, Obadiah, Malachi (2009)

by David W. Baker

The “Negev” is a synecdoche representing its inhabitants (cf. NIV “the people of”), as did all of the geographical names functioning as verbal subjects, since people rather than locations possess land. The Negev is a dry region geographically ...

Google previewNIVAC Bundle 5: Minor Prophets (2015)

by Gary V. Smith, James Bruckner, Mark J. Boda

The “Negev” is a synecdoche representing its inhabitants (cf. NIV “the people of”), as did all of the geographical names functioning as verbal subjects, since people rather than locations possess land. The Negev is a dry region geographically ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

THE NEGEV IS A part of the Saharo-Arabian desert belt running from the ATLANTIC OCEAN across the SA- HARA and Arabia to the Sind desert of INDIA's Indus Valley. The Negev, also spelled Negeb, means both “the southland” and “ dry.

Google previewThe Archaeology of the Early Islamic Settlement in Palestine (2003)

by Jodi Magness

The southern Negev is the northeast extension of the high mountains of southern Sinai. The oArabah is the long, narrow strip extending from the town of Eilat on the Gulf of oAqaba to the Dead Sea.4 This chapter and the next focus on the ...

Google previewZondervan Atlas of the Bible (2014)

by Carl G. Rasmussen

The biblical Negev is a transition zone that receives only 8 to 12 inches of rain annually; however, deviations from this norm are common. If the norm is reached, wheat and barley can be grown, but in only one of every three or four years is an ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

Ramath Negev.” Such an interpretation obviates two conjectures previously proposed, namely, that the reference is to the S boundary of Simeon's settlement (W. F. ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Israel (2008)

by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg

The Bernadotte Plan, submitted by Count Folke Bernadotte of Sweden to the United Nations in 1948, called on Israel to relinquish control over the southern Negev in return for retention of western and central Galilee. The plan also called for ...

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