Jericho

geographical name
Jer·​i·​cho | \ ˈjer-i-ˌkō How to pronounce Jericho (audio) \

Definition of Jericho

1 or Arabic Ariha \ ä-​ˈrē-​hä How to pronounce Ariha (audio) \ town in the West Bank 5 miles (8 kilometers) northwest of the Dead Sea
2 city of ancient Palestine near the site of modern Jericho

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“Jericho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jericho. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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