Abilene

Place Name ABILENE

TYPE: Region
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αβιληνη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AB-i-leen (English), ab-i-LEE-nee (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Probably from Hebrew אָבֵל ('avel) meaning "meadow, grassy place". This is the name of a place briefly mentioned in the New Testament.
Entry added May 31, 2018