Gilead

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew גִּלְעָד (gil'ád).

Proper noun[edit]

Gilead

  1. (biblical) A region east of the Jordan river.
  2. A male given name in occasional use.
    • 2012 Anne Tyler, The Beginner's Goodbye, Chatto & Windus, ISBN 9780701187194, pages 92-93:
      "That's Gil's name: Gilead Bryan. I'd been assuming it was Gilbert." Nandina stopped stirring the soup and said, "Gilead. Like the song?"

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