A Dictionary of the Book of Mormon/Joshua

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JOSHUA. A city mentioned only in the account of the great closing war between the Nephites and Lamanites. It was situated near the Pacific Ocean, either in the extreme northern portion of South America or in Central America. Here Mormon endeavored to gather his forces in one vast host to stay the advance of the victorious Lamanites; and we are of the opinion that it was in the vicinity of this city that the great battle between Mormon and king Aaron was fought in A. C. 330, when the former turned the tide of victory against the Lamanites. (Mormon, 2:9.) The city of David appears to have been situated near Joshua, to the south.