Galilee, Sea of

geographical name \ tī-ˈbir-ē-əs \
variants: or modern Lake Tiberias or biblical Lake of Gennesaret play \gə-ˈne-sə-ˌret, -rət\ or Sea of Tiberias or Sea of Chinnereth play \ˈki-nə-ˌreth\ or Hebrew Yam Kinneret play \ˈyäm-ˈki-nə-ˌret\

Definition of Galilee, Sea of

lake 13 miles (21 kilometers) long and 7 miles (11 kilometers) wide in northern Israel on the Syrian border traversed by the Jordan River; about 700 feet (212 meters) below sea level

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