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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  heap  of  witness,  the  name  of  the  pile  of  stones  erected  by  Jacob 
  and  Laban  to  mark  the  league  of  friendship  into  which  they 
  entered  with  each  other  (Gen.  31:47,  48).  This  was  the  name 
  given  to  the  heap"  by  Jacob.  It  is  Hebrew,  while  the  name 
  Jegar-sahadutha,  given  to  it  by  Laban,  is  Aramaic  (Chaldee  or 
  Syriac).  Probably  Nahor's  family  originally  spoke  Aramaic,  and 
  Abraham  and  his  descendants  learned  Hebrew,  a  kindred  dialect, 
  in  the  land  of  Canaan. 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Galeed,  the  heap  of  witness