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Judah

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noun Ju·dah \ˈjü-də\

Definition of Judah

  1. :  a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel



Origin of judah

Hebrew Yĕhūdhāh


First Known Use: before 12th century


Judah

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geographical name Ju·dah \ˈjü-də\

Definition of Judah

  1. kingdom S ancient Palestine ∗ Jerusalem — see israel




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