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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Gil·e·ad /ˈgɪliəd/

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    hill of testimony, (Gen. 31:21), a mountainous region east of
    Jordan. From its mountainous character it is called "the mount
    of Gilead" (Gen. 31:25). It is called also "the land of Gilead"
    (Num. 32:1), and sometimes simply "Gilead" (Ps. 60:7; Gen.
    37:25). It comprised the possessions of the tribes of Gad and
    Reuben and the south part of Manasseh (Deut. 3:13; Num. 32:40).
    It was bounded on the north by Bashan, and on the south by Moab
    and Ammon (Gen. 31:21; Deut. 3:12-17). "Half Gilead" was
    possessed by Sihon, and the other half, separated from it by the
    river Jabbok, by Og, king of Bashan. The deep ravine of the
    river Hieromax (the modern Sheriat el-Mandhur) separated Bashan
    from Gilead, which was about 60 miles in length and 20 in
    breadth, extending from near the south end of the Lake of
    Gennesaret to the north end of the Dead Sea. Abarim, Pisgah,
    Nebo, and Peor are its mountains mentioned in Scripture.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Gilead, the heap or mass of testimony