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Pĕraea , ae, f., = Περαία (sc. γῆ, the land beyond the sea or river; hence),
I. A strip of land in Caria, along the coast opposite to Rhodes, and subject to the Rhodians, Liv. 32, 33; 35; 33, 18.—
II. A part of Palestine beyond the Jordan, the capital of which was Gadara, Plin. 5, 14, 15, § 70.
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