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The name signifies "the lowlands," as distinguished from the land of Gilead on the east of Jordan, which was a mountainous district. The extent and boundaries of Canaan are fully set forth in different parts of Scripture ( Genesis 10:19 ; 17:8 ; Numbers 13:29 ; 34:8 ). (See CANAANITES, PALESTINE .)
merchant; trader; or that humbles and subdues
(Canan) (low, flat ).