Bethany

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

Definition of Bethany 

biblical village of ancient Palestine east of Jerusalem on the Mount of Olives

Note: The present-day West Bank town on the site of Bethany is called Al-ʽAy*zar*ī*yah \ˌäl-ˌī-zä-ˈrē-yə \ population 3560 .

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