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Jerusalem

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geographical name Je·ru·sa·lem \jə-ˈrü-s(ə-)ləm, -ˈrü-z(ə-)ləm\

Definition of Jerusalem

  1. city SW Asia NW of Dead Sea; divided 1948–67 between Jordan (old city) & Israel (new city); ∗ of Israel since 1950 & formerly ∗ of ancient kingdoms of Israel & Judah; old city under Israeli control since 1967 pop 657,500

Jerusalemite

play \-lə-ˌmīt\ noun


Variants of jerusalem

or ancient

Hierosolyma

play \ˌhī-(ə-)rō-ˈsä-lə-mə\ or biblical

Jebus

play \ˈjē-bəs\


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