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Geshur (gē´shər) or Geshuri (gĕsh´yōōrī, gĕshyōō´rī), in the Bible. 1 Small Aramaic kingdom that remained in the territory allotted to Manasseh. It occupied barren land NE of the Sea of Galilee. After the division of Israel, it became a part of the Aramaic kingdom of Damascus. A daughter of one of its kings married David and was the mother of Absalom. See Aram1.2 Aboriginal people in Philistia.