Dumah


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Dumah

(do͞o`mə), in the Bible. 1 Descendants of Ishmael, an Arabic tribe in the desert of N Arabia. 2 Town, S ancient Palestine. 3 Apparently a symbolic name for Edom.
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MacDonald (2010) believes Thamudic B, C and D scripts were written by nomadic peoples who had learned how to write from merchant traders at oasis towns such as Dedan, Tayma or Dumah (Dumat al Jundal).
It was also a place on the edge of the Nefud desert, where traders came en route between Madinah and Dumah.