Meaning of CAVE OF ADULLAM in English

CAVE OF ADULLAM

-əˈdələm

Usage: usually C&A

Etymology: from Adullam, biblical cave where David fled to escape Achish, king of Gath, & where he was joined by other discontented people (1 Sam 22:1-2)

: a group of seceders from a particular political or intellectual position

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