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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Mamre
    manliness. (1.) An Amoritish chief in alliance with Abraham
    (Gen. 14:13, 24).
      (2.) The name of the place in the neighbourhood of Hebron
    (q.v.) where Abraham dwelt (Gen. 23:17, 19; 35:27); called also
    in Authorized Version (13:18) the "plain of Mamre," but in
    Revised Version more correctly "the oaks [marg., 'terebinths']
    of Mamre." The name probably denotes the "oak grove" or the
    "wood of Mamre," thus designated after Abraham's ally.
      This "grove" must have been within sight of or "facing"
    Machpelah (q.v.). The site of Mamre has been identified with
    Ballatet Selta, i.e., "the oak of rest", where there is a tree
    called "Abraham's oak," about a mile and a half west of Hebron.
    Others identify it with er-Rameh, 2 miles north of Hebron.

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

 Mamre, rebellious; bitter; set with trees