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Abraham on the Road to Canaan, 1614
Art: Pieter Lastman
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A land of promise, abundance, and fulfillment.
After Canaan, an ancient region between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. In the Bible, Yahweh promises this land to Abraham. Earliest documented use: 1548.
“It is shameful that the most effective arrangements should not be made for the safety of these helpless beings who come to these shores with the hope of finding a Canaan.”
Marie E. Zakrzewska; A Woman’s Quest; D. Appleton; 1924.
See more usage examples of Canaan in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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