Aram

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The term Aram can refer to:

  • Aram is a popular Aramaic personal name. Aram or just "ram" is the Aramaic word for "Powerful", "Strong", "High" or "Great".
  • Aram the ancient empire included Lebanon, Syria, parts of Israel, Jordan and Mesopotamia (Aramaic "Aram-Naharaim").
  • Aram (אֲרָם "Highland", Standard Hebrew Aram, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĂrām) in the Book of Genesis is the fifth Shemite grandson of Noah; Asshur was among his brothers. He begets the nations of Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash. Because of the meaning of the name ("Highland"), it is more likely a description of the ancestor's origins or legacy rather than the actual name. He is sometimes regarded as the eponymous ancestor of the Arameans; while the Mishnah & Hadith give that role to:
  • Aram the son of Kemuel son of Nahor Abraham's brother.
  • Aram: an alternative name for Nahor Abraham's grandfather, a.k.a. Syria.
  • Aram: persian adjective means peaceful, gentle, iranian male name
  • An Aram sandwich, a kind of sandwich also known as a levant. It is made by spreading a softened lahvosh (Armenian cracker bread) with cream cheese, and laying on it thin slices of meat, cheese, salads and other sandwich fillings. The whole is rolled up, wrapped tightly, and refrigerated for some time, then cut into slices to serve or for sale.
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