Gederah(gēdē`rə, gĕd`–), town, SW ancient Palestine. It is mentioned in the Book of Joshua. Modern Gederah (Israel) has been the site of a Zionist agricultural settlement since the late 19th cent. The name is also spelled Gedera.
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