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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(Αὔαρις ), the name of a city on the borders of Egypt and Syria, which the shepherd-kings (Hyksos) again occupied after their expulsion from it, according to Manetho, as recited by Josephus (Apion, 1, 26). Rawlinson (Historical Ev. p. 74) thinks it is a corruption of the name Hebrews. who are referred to as being settled in Goshen. See ABARIM.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Avaris'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​a/avaris.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.