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Berea or Beroea (both: bērē´ə). 1 Town near Jerusalem, mentioned in First Maccabees. It is probably identical with Beeroth1.2 See Véroia, Macedonia. 3 See Aleppo, Syria.

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Berea (bərē´ə), city (1990 pop. 19,051), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland; settled 1809, inc. as a city 1930. Berea is a residential community with a number of industries, such as plastics, alloy, and light engineering. Baldwin-Wallace College is there.

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Beroea (bērē´ə), the same as Berea1.