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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainEaston, Matthew George (1897). "article name needed". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons. 

Adummim - the red ones, a place apparently on the road between Jerusalem and Jericho in the West Bank. It is mentioned the Bible book of Joshua (Joshua 15:7 and Joshua 18:17) as being "on the south side of the stream" (Wadi Kelt), looking toward Gilgal. It was nearly halfway between Jerusalem and Jericho, and now bears the name of Tal'at ed-Dumm.

The Israeli settlement of Ma'ale Adummim is in the area.

In Christianity[edit]

It is supposed to have been the place referred to in the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). The area and The Inn of the Good Samaritan are accessible via Israel Highway 1.