Definitions for edomˈi dəm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an ancient country between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, bordering ancient Palestine.
Category: Geography (places), Ancient History
The name given to Esau in the Hebrew Bible.
The nation that purportedly traced their ancestry to Esau.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Idumæa, a mountainous but not unfertile country, comprising the S. of Judæa and part of the N. of Arabia Petræa, 100 m. long by 20 m. broad, peopled originally by the descendants of Esau, who were ruled by "dukes," and were bitterly hostile to the Jews.