ADUMMIM ("The Red"):

Steep road leading from the plain of Jericho to the hilly country around Jerusalem. It was a part of the boundary between Judah and Benjamin (Josh. xv. 7, xviii. 17). The name refers to the redness of the material of which the road is made. It is now called Tala'at ed-Dam.

  • Buhl, Geographie des Alten Palästina, pp. 75, 98.
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