American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Matthew 8:28 , in the parallel passages in Mark and Luke, Gadarenes. See Matthew 8:28 , and others Gerasenes; but Gerasa lay forty miles southeast of the scene of the miracle. Some have thought that the remnant of the ancient Gergashites gave their name to this district. A recent explorer finds ruins called Cherza or Gersa, midway on the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee; and this may be the ancient Gergesa.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Gergesenes'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/g/gergesenes.html. 1859.