Judah

noun
Ju·​dah | \ˈjü-də \

Definition of Judah 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

Judah

geographical name
Ju·​dah | \ˈjü-də \

Definition of Judah (Entry 2 of 2)

kingdom in the southern part of ancient Palestine whose capital was Jerusalem — see israel sense 1

First Known Use of Judah

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Judah

Noun

Hebrew Yĕhūdhāh

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