ho'-lon (cholon or chowlon):

(1) One of the towns in the hill country of Judah (Joshua 15:51) assigned to the Levites 21:15). In 1 Chronicles 6:58 (Hebrew 43), it is HILEN (which see). The site may be the important ruins of Beit`Alam (see PEF, III, 313, 321, Sh XXI).

(2) Probably once an important town in the "plain," i.e. plateau, of Moab (Jeremiah 48:21); the site is unknown.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HOLON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.