Judaea

geographical name
Ju·​daea | \ju̇-ˈdē-ə, -ˈdā-\
variants: or Judea

Definition of Judaea 

the southern division of ancient Palestine under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule succeeding the kingdom of Judah; bounded on the north by Samaria, on the east by the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, on the southwest by the Sinai Peninsula, and on the west by the Mediterranean Sea

Other Words from Judaea

Judaean or Judean \ ju̇-​ˈdē-​ən , -​ˈdā-​ \ adjective or noun

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