Berea


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Berea

or

Beroea

(both: bērē`ə). 1 Town near Jerusalem, mentioned in First Maccabees. It is probably identical with BeerothBeeroth
, in the Bible. 1 City important as a road station, now Bira (West Bank). 2 Same as Bene-jaakan.
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 (1.) 2 See VéroiaVéroia
or Veria
, town (1991 pop. 38,713), capital of Imathía prefecture, N Greece, in Macedonia. It is a lignite-mining and textile-milling center. In ancient times the town was known as Berea or Beroea. Paul and Silas preached there (Acts 17.10).
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, Greece. 3 See AleppoAleppo
or Alep
, Arabic Haleb, city (1993 est. pop. 1,500,000), capital of Aleppo governorate, NW Syria. It is a commercial and industrial center located in a semidesert region where irrigation is used to grow grains, cotton, and fruit.
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, Syria.

Berea

(bərē`ə), city (1990 pop. 19,051), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland; settled 1809, inc. as a city 1930. Berea is a residential community with a number of industries, such as plastics, alloy, and light engineering. Baldwin-Wallace College is there.
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From the shore floated sweet spicy odours that always remind me of hymns and missionaries, and in the windows of the houses on the Berea sparkled a hundred lights.
Next day we went ashore, and I put up Sir Henry and Captain Good at the little shanty I have built on the Berea, and which I call my home.
Sir Henry and Good slept in a tent pitched in my little grove of orange trees at the end of the garden, for there was no room for them in the house, and what with the smell of the bloom, and the sight of the green and golden fruit--in Durban you will see all three on the tree together--I daresay it is a pleasant place enough, for we have few mosquitos here on the Berea, unless there happens to come an unusually heavy rain.
Gwynn Henderson, David Pollack, William Richardson, and Anne Wood, Lexington; Deanna Jessie, Olive Hill; Susan Mullins, Berea; Christopher A.
At EKU, I also met with student chapter leaders and the students of Patricia Isaacs, who was my accounting professor at Berea College when I attended college there.
Yet the sign above the door tells you it is now the Berea Mosque, home to the Imaan Islamic Society and the only place of worship for Muslims in the Valleys - with the exception of a prayer room at the University of South Wales in Treforest.
My current work in Berea, Kentucky, at The Greenie Project, a non-profit student initiative which I started, shows how environmental awareness can spread.
US-based oilfield investor and operator Viper Capital Partners LLC has acquired drilling rights to 1923 acres of the prolific Hendershot-Ogden Berea Sand Oilfield in Wood County, West Virginia, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 27, 2019-Viper Capital Partners Acquires Berea Oilfield in Northern Central West Virginia
Woodson has been dubbed "the father of Black history" and is known for earning degrees at the University of Chicago and Harvard, but less well known is how living in Appalachia and attending Berea College informed his towering intellect and tireless work ethic.