Definition of Ephraim
(Entry 1 of 2)
: a son of Joseph and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel
Definition of Ephraim (Entry 2 of 2)
1 or Mount Ephraim hilly region of ancient Palestine; now in the West Bank
2 — see israel sense 2
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incapable of being surmounted or overcome
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