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Aram (ā´răm), ancient country and people centered in Damascus in S Syria between the 11th and 8th cent. BC The Bible records constant contacts between the Hebrews and Aram. The Aramaeans spoke Aramaic, which is a term that refers to a family of languages, of which Syriac is a part. Numerous passages in the Bible speak of Aramaean tribes living in Mesopotamia.

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