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 Joncs.Jordeloo (3 syl.). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Jordan Passed.
Death over. Jordan is the Styx of Christian mythology, because it was the river which separated the wilderness [of this world] from the promised land.   1
“If I still hold closely to Him,
What hath He at last?
Sorrow vanquished, labour ended,
Jordan passed.”
John Mason Neale, D.D. (Stephen the Sabaite).

 Joncs.Jordeloo (3 syl.). 

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