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Israel

noun Is·ra·el \ˈiz-rē-əl, -(ˌ)rā- also ˈis- or ˈiz-rəl\

Definition of ISRAEL

1
:  jacob 2
2
:  the Jewish people
3
:  a people chosen by God
Israel adjective

Origin of ISRAEL

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin, from Greek Israēl, from Hebrew Yiśrā'ēl

Israel

geographical name Is·ra·el \ˈiz-rē(-ə)l, -(ˌ)rā(-ə)l also ˈis- or ˈiz-rəl\

Definition of ISRAEL

1
kingdom in ancient Palestine comprising the lands occupied by the Hebrew people; established ab 1025 b.c. ; divided ab 933 b.c. into a S kingdom (Judah) & a N kingdom (Israel)
2
or Northern Kingdom or Ephra·im \ˈē-frē-əm\ the N portion of the Hebrew kingdom after the division Samaria
3
country SW Asia bordering on the Mediterranean; a republic established 1948 Jerusalem area 7993 square miles (20,782 square kilometers), pop 7,300,000 — see palestine

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