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, city (1994 pop. 80,100), SW Israel, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beach resort in an area of citrus groves and cotton plantations. Ashqelon's industries process agricultural products and manufacture cement, plastics, electronic equipment, and watches.
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Their Magistrate confest it, when they took thee As a League-breaker and deliver'd bound Into our hands, for hadst thou not committed Notorious murder on those thirty men At Askalon, who never did thee harm, then like a Robber stripdst them of their robes?
When I went around the country and visited places like Askalon, Cana, and Lake Tiberias, I felt a curious snatch at my stomach, as when an aeroplane falls away from under one in turbulence.
The latest incursions of Ramon and Askalon prisons prove that prisons' service intend to create confusion and instability among prisoners.