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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  exile,  a  city  in  the  south-west  part  of  the  hill-country  of 
  Judah  (Josh.  15:51).  It  was  the  native  place  or  residence  of  the 
  traitor  Ahithophel  "the  Gilonite"  (Josh.  15:51;  2  Sam.  15:12), 
  and  where  he  committed  suicide  (17:23).  It  has  been  identified 
  with  Kurbet  Jala,  about  7  miles  north  of  Hebron. 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Giloh,  he  that  rejoices;  he  that  overturns