The region in modern SE Turkey where the sons of Sennacharib sought refuge after murdering him (2 Kgs. 19: 37). Noah's ark was made to settle in Ararat according to the legend of Gen. 8: 4, no doubt because it had the highest known mountains.
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"Ararat." In A Dictionary of the Bible. Ed. W. R. F. Browning. Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Oct 30, 2014. <http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t94/e144>.
"Ararat." In A Dictionary of the Bible. , edited by W. R. F. Browning. Oxford Biblical Studies Online, http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t94/e144 (accessed Oct 30, 2014).