Khirbet Qumran
geographical name see Khirbat Qumran

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Khirbet Qumran — /kear bet koom rahn/ an archaeological site in W Jordan, near the NW coast of the Dead Sea: Dead Sea Scrolls found here 1947. Also, Khirbet Qûmran. * * * …   Universalium

  • Khirbet Qumran — /kear bet koom rahn/ an archaeological site in W Jordan, near the NW coast of the Dead Sea: Dead Sea Scrolls found here 1947. Also, Khirbet Qûmran …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khirbet Qumran — Khir•bet Qum•ran [[t]ˈkɪər bɛt ˈkʊm rɑn[/t]] n. ara geg an archaeological site in W Jordan, near the Dead Sea: Dead Sea Scrolls found here 1947 …   From formal English to slang

  • Khirbet Qumran — /ˌkɪəbɛt ˈkʊmran/ (say .kearbet koomrahn) noun an archaeological site in north western Jordan; Dead Sea Scrolls found in caves here …   Australian English dictionary

  • QUMRAN — QUMRAN, region on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea, which has become famous since 1947 as the site of the discovery of the dead sea scrolls . The name belongs more particularly to Wadi Qumran, a precipitous watercourse which runs down to the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Qumran-Sekte — Qumran. Die Gemeinschaft von Qumran die traditionelle Bezeichnung als eine „Sekte“ ist unzutreffend wird im Unterschied zu den sonstigen jüdischen Gruppierungen in Judäa, etwa den Essenern, Pharisäern oder Sadduzäern, weder im Neuen Testament… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Qumran — For the country that features in Yes Minister, see here. Qumran ( ar. خربة قمران, he. חירבת קומראן, Khirbet Qumran ) is located on a dry plateau about a mile inland from the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea in the West Bank, just next to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Qumran — Ruinenareal Qumran Khirbet Qumran (arabisch ‏خربة قمران‎, DMG Ḫirbat Qumrān ‚die graue Ruine‘), meist nur Qumran oder Kumran genannt, heißt eine antike, in Ruinen erhaltene Siedlung auf einer flachen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Qumran — /koom rahn/, n. See Khirbet Qumran. Also, Qûmran. * * * Site on the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. Excavations less than a mile from the sea have revealed the ruins of buildings believed by… …   Universalium

  • Qumran-Rollen — Schriftrolle mit Transkription Siedlung Qumran (archäologisch freigelegt), Israel 2005 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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