Hebron

in the satire of Absalom and Achitophel, in the first part stands for Holland, but in the second part for Scotland. Hebronite (3 syl.), a native of Holland or Scotland.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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