Michmas (mĭkˈmăs) [key] or Michmash –măsh, town, c.8 mi (12.9 km) NE of Jerusalem. It is identified with modern Mukhmas (West Bank). In the Bible, it was a bivouac of Jonathan in his Philistine wars.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Michmas from Fact Monster:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Quizzes

Play Tic Tac Toe