Geographical. This word occurs as the prefix or suffix to the names of several places in Palestine, some of which are as follows:
Baalah (mistress). A. Another name for Kirjath-JEARIM, or Kirjath BAAL, the well-known town now Kuriet el Enab. (Joshua 15:9,10; 1 Chronicles 13:6) b. A town in the south of Judah, (Joshua 15:29) which in Josh 19:3 Is called Balah, and in the parallel list, (1 Chronicles 4:29) Bilhah.
* See other occurrences of the same term: Baal.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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