Euphratean

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Euphrates +‎ -an

Adjective[edit]

Euphratean (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Euphrates river.
    • 1904, David George Hogarth, The Penetration of Arabia: A Record of the Development of Western Knowledge Concerning the Arabian Peninsula, Frederick A. Stokes Company (1904), page 238:
      Very little is known about it, and there is very little to know, till the limit of Arabia be passed and the Euphratean delta reached.
    • 1990, F. F. Bruce, The Epistle to the Hebrews, Wm. B. Eardmans Publishing Company (1990), ISBN 0802825141, page 46:
      To those who would not heed the gently flowing stream of Shiloah he spoke by means of the Euphratean flood.
    • 1998, Daniel I. Block, The Book of Ezekiel: Chapters 25-48, Wm. B. Eardmans Publishing Company (1998), ISBN 0802825362, page 398:
      Some have viewed the two houses of Judah and Israel "apart like two palms standing solitary and apart on the great Euphratean plain, but they are to be brought near to one another by Ezekiel's ministry, so they will become again as 'one tree.'"