geographical name
Je·ru·sa·lem | \jə-ˈrü-s(ə-)ləm, -ˈrü-z(ə-)ləm\
variants: or Arabic Al-Quds \äl-ˈküts \ or Hebrew Yerushalayim \ye-ˌrü-shä-ˈlī-im \ or ancient Hierosolyma \ˌhī-(ə-)rō-ˈsä-lə-mə \ or biblical Jebus \ˈjē-bəs \

Definition of Jerusalem 

city in southwestern Asia northwest of the Dead Sea; divided 1948–67 between Jordan (old city) and Israel (new city); capital of Israel since 1950 and formerly the capital of the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah; old city under Israeli control since 1967 population 765,000

Note: Jerusalem is a holy city for Jews, Christians, and Muslims.

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Jerusalemite \jə-ˈrü-sə-lə-ˌmīt \ noun

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