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Goshen (city, United States)

Goshen, city (1990 pop. 23,797), seat of Elkhart co., N Ind., on the Elkhart River; inc. 1868. Goshen is in a farm and dairy region; poultry is also raised and processed. Its manufactures include agricultural, transportation, and electronic equipment and paper, rubber, metal, and wood products. Amish and Mennonite colonies are in the area. Goshen College is there.

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Goshen

Goshen a place of plenty or of light, from the name of the fertile land allotted to the Israelites in Egypt, in which (Exodus 10:23 implies) there was light during the plague of darkness.

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Goshen (in the Bible)

Goshen (gō´shən), in the Bible. 1 Fertile region of Egypt occupied by the Israelites. 2 Region, S ancient Palestine, conquered by Joshua. 3 Town of Judah.

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