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Gaulanitis

a name derived from “Golan” (q.v.)

one of the cities of refuge in the territory of Manasseh (Josh. 20:8; 21:27; Deut. 4:43)

This was one of the provinces ruled by Herod Antipas. It lay to the east of the Lake of Galilee, and included among its towns Bethsaida-Julias (Mark 8:22) and Seleucia.