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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    heights of Gilead, a city of refuge on the east of Jordan;
    called "Ramoth in Gilead" (Deut. 4:43; Josh. 20:8; 21:38). Here
    Ahab, who joined Jehoshaphat in an endeavour to rescue it from
    the hands of the king of Syria, was mortally wounded (1 Kings
    22:1-36). A similar attempt was afterwards made by Ahaziah and
    Joram, when the latter was wounded (2 Kings 8:28). In this city
    Jehu, the son of Jehoshaphat, was anointed by one of the sons of
    the prophets (9:1, 4).
      It has with probability been identified with Reimun, on the
    northern slope of the Jabbok, about 5 miles west of Jerash or
    Gerasa, one of the cities of Decapolis. Others identify it with
    Gerosh, about 25 miles north-east of es-Salt, with which also
    many have identified it. (See RAMATH-MIZPEH.)