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LOST TRIBES

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LOST TRIBES (noun)
  The noun LOST TRIBES has 1 sense:

1. the ten Tribes of Israel that were deported into captivity in Assyria around 720 BC (leaving only the tribes of Judah and Benjamin)

  Familiarity information: LOST TRIBES used as a noun is very rare.


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LOST TRIBES (noun)


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Meaning:

The ten Tribes of Israel that were deported into captivity in Assyria around 720 BC (leaving only the tribes of Judah and Benjamin)

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Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("Lost Tribes" is a kind of...):

Tribes of Israel; Twelve Tribes of Israel (twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob)


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