Decapolis meaning

dĭ-kăp'ə-lĭs
A loose confederacy of ten cities in the ancient Middle East, settled by Greeks and controlled after 63 bc by Rome. Among the cities of the Decapolis, which lay mostly to the east of the Jordan River, were Damascus and Philadelphia (modern-day Amman).
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Ancient region of NE Palestine, mostly east of the Jordan, occupied by a confederation (formed c. 65 b.c.) of ten Greek cities.
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A group of ten cities on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire in Jordan, Syria, and Palestine.
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Origin of decapolis

From Ancient Greek δέκα (deka, “ten”) + πόλις (polis, “city”).