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Bethany

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geographical name Beth·a·ny \ˈbe-thə-nē\

Definition of Bethany

  1. biblical village of ancient Palestine E of Jerusalem on Mount of Olives; the present-day West Bank town is called Al–ʽAyzarīyah play \ˌäl-ˌī-zä-ˈrē-yə\ pop 3560




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