Jebusites, one of the chief tribes of the land of Canaan; they dwelt in the mountains to the W. of the Dead Sea, and to the N. of the Hittites. Their capital was Jebus, afterward called Salem; and, according to some, was the site, at a later point, of the city of Jerusalem.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

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