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Kittim

Kittim or Chittim (both: kĬt´Ĭm). 1 Biblical term for Cyprus; often extended to include lands W of Syria. The name originally designated the Phoenician port of Citium in Cyprus. 2 Term appearing in the Dead Sea Scrolls, used of the Romans. The Kittim are referred to as warriors from the west, who capture Jerusalem.

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Chittim

Chittim (kĬt´Ĭm), variant of Kittim.

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