(Μηρώθ) or Mero (Μηρώ), a fortified town of Galilee (Josephus, War, 2:20, 6; Life, p. 37), probably the Meiron (מירון) of the Talmud (Reland,
Palaest. p. 817); now the village of Meiron, about 13 hours west-north- west of Safed; famous for Jewish pilgrimages to the tombs of their ancient rabbis (Wilsoi, Lands of the Bible, 2:311; Carmoly, Itin. p. 133, 260; Robinson, Researches, 3:334; Later Res. p. 73, 74; Schwarz, Palest. p. 70 note, 186; Van de Velde, Memoir, p. 334). SEE AERYTHA; SEE MEROM; SEE MEROZ.