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  3  definitions  found 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Nimrod,  MN  (city,  FIPS  46294) 
  Location:  46.63778  N,  94.88099  W 
  Population  (1990):  65  (43  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.4  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  firm,  a  descendant  of  Cush,  the  son  of  Ham.  He  was  the  first  who 
  claimed  to  be  a  "mighty  one  in  the  earth."  Babel  was  the 
  beginning  of  his  kingdom,  which  he  gradually  enlarged  (Gen. 
  10:8-10).  The  "land  of  Nimrod"  (Micah  5:6)  is  a  designation  of 
  Assyria  or  of  Shinar,  which  is  a  part  of  it 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Nimrod,  rebellion  (but  probably  an  unknown  Assyrian  word) 

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