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Rujm

Rujm (, rûjm; p. rûjûm) is a word that appears as an element in numerous place names. It can be translated as "mound, cairn, hill, spur," and also as "stone heap" or " tumulus." The following is a list of place names that include Rujm as an element:

  • Kanân Rujm Kûddâh, "the peaks of the cairn of the potter", or of "the flint stone for striking fir"
  • Khirbat er Rujm, "the ruin of the stone heap"
  • Rujm Abu Ḥashabe
  • Rujm Abu Helal, "the cairn of Abu Helal"
  • Rujm Abu Meheir (Rujm Abu Muheir), "the cairn of Abu Meheir"
  • Rujm Abu Shuweikeh, "the cairn of the thistles"
  • Rujm Abu Zumeiter, "the cairn of Abu Zumeiter"
  • Rujm Afâneh, "the cairn of rottenness"
  • Rujm el 'Ajamy, "the cairn of the Persian"
  • Rujm 'Alei, "the cairn of the high place"
  • Rujm 'Atîyeh, "the cairn of 'Atiyeh"
  • Rujm el 'Azâzimeh, "the cairn of the Azazimeh Arabs"
  • Rujm el Bahr, "the cairn of the sea"
  • Rujm el Bakarah "the cairn of the cow"
  • Rujm el Bârish, "the cairn of the ground covered with variegated herbiage"
  • Rujm Bâruk, "the cairn of Baruk"
  • Rujm Beni Yasser, "rujm of the sons of Yasser" (a fortlet of Nabataean origin)
  • Rujm Birjis, (on the Kerak plateau)
  • Rujm ed Debbâbeh, "the cairn of the moveable hut"
  • Rujm ed Deir, "the cairn of the monastery"
  • Rujm ed Derbi, "the cairn of the roadster"
  • Rujm edh Dhib, "the cairn of the wolf"
  • Rujm ed Dîr
  • Rujm ed Dûribeh, "the cairn of the little road"
  • Rujm el Fahjeh, "the cairn of el Fahjeh"
  • Rujm el-Farideyyeh
  • Rujm Heleiseh, "the cairn of the verdure"
  • Rujm Handhal, "the cairn of colocynth"
  • Rujm el Heik, "the cairn of the spindle"
  • Rujm el-Hamiri, (southeast of Hebron)
  • Rujm al-Henu, ( Jordan)
  • Rujm el Heri, (southeast of Madaba)
  • Rujm el-Hiri, "the stone heap of the wild cat"
  • Rujm el Humeitah, "the cairn of the mountain fig"
  • Rujm el Hummûs, "the cairn of the chick-pea"
  • Rujm el Humra, "the red cairn"
  • Rujm Ibn Basma, "the cairn of Ibn Basma"
  • Rujm Jemảh, "the cairn of the gathering"
  • Rujm Jîz, "the cairn on the valley side"
  • Rujm Jureideh, "the cairn of the troop"
  • Rujm el Kahakîr, "the cairn of the stone heaps"
  • Rujm el Kandôl, "the cairn of the thorn tree"
  • Rujm el-Khadar
  • Rujm el Kherâzmîyeh, "the cairn of the Kharezinians"
  • Rujm el Khiâri, "the cairn of the cucumber"
  • Rujm el Kurrât, "the stone of the attacks"
  • Rujm Kuteit, "the cairn of the cat" or "the cairn of the crag"
  • Rujm el Lukâr, "the cairn of Lukâr"
  • Rujm Al-Malfouf, "circular towers"
  • Rujm (el Mehawâfet) el Kibliyyeh, "the southern cairn (of the boundary)"
  • Rujm (el Mehawâfet) esh Shemaliyyeh, "the northern cairn (of the boundary)"
  • Rujm el-Merih, (a Nabataean or Late Roman era watchtower located south of Lajjun)
  • Rujm el-Meshreferh (in Jordan, associated with Mizpah)
  • Rujm el Mogheifir, "the cairn of the pardoned"
  • Rujm el Mutukh, "the cairn of the debris"
  • Rujm en Nâkeh, (Rujm en-Naqa) "the cairn of the she-camel"
  • Rujm en Niâs, "the cairn of en Niyâs
  • Rujm en Nûeita, "the cairn of the sailors"
  • Rujm en Nūkb, "the cairn of the pass"
  • Rujm er Refeif, "the glittering cairn"
  • Rujm Reheif, "the sharp-pointed cairn"
  • Rujm Reiya, "the cairn of quenching thirst," or "the cairn of sweet fragrance"
  • Rujm es S'â, "the cairn of the tax-gatherers"
  • Rujm es Sâîgh (Rujm as-Sayigh), "the cairn of the goldsmith"
  • Rujm es-Sebit
  • Rujm ash Shami
  • Rujm ash Shara'irah
  • Rujm esh Sheikh Suleimân, "the cairn of Sheikh Suleimân"
  • Rujm Shummer, "the cairn of wild fennel"
  • Rujm es Sûeif, "the cairn of the little sword"
  • Rujm at Tarûd, "the cairn of the projection," or "the cairn of the prominent peak"
  • Rujm Umm el 'Arâis, "the cairn of the mother of brides"
  • Rujm Umm Kheir, "the cairn of Umm Kheir"
  • Rujm Umm es Sata, "the cairn of the mother of the assault"
  • Rujm el Waîr, "the cairn of rugged rocks"
  • Rujm el Yaklûm, "the cairn of Yaklûm"
  • Rujm az-Zuwaira (in Zuwaira al-Fauqa, or Upper Zohar)
  • Rŭjûm el Behîmeh, "the cairns of the beast"
  • Rujûm Umm Kharrûbeh, "the cairns by the locust tree" ( Ceratonia siliqua) (or, "the cairns of the mother of the carob tree")