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Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. The fortified capital of the Ammonites. It was not included in the cities taken by the tribes on the east of the Jordan. Deuteronomy 3:11; Joshua 13:25 . Joab, however, attacked it, and, during its siege, Uriah, by the instigation of David, lost his life. The city was eventually taken and destroyed. 2 Samuel 11:1; 2 Samuel 12:26-29; 2 Samuel 17:27; 1 Chronicles 20:1 . Subsequently, when the strength of Israel was broken, it appears to have recovered itself, for we find its doom announced in the prophets. Jeremiah 49:2,3; Ezekiel 21:20; Ezekiel 25:5; Amos 1:14 . Identified with Amman 31 40' N, 34 58' E .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Rabbah, Rabbath'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/r/rabbah--rabbath.html. 1897.