Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.

North country

A general name for the countries that lay north of Palestine. Most of the invading armies entered Palestine from the north (Isa. 41:25; Jer. 1:14,15, 50:3, 9, 41, 51:48; Ezek. 26:7).

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