Nablus

geographical name

Nab·​lus ˈna-bləs How to pronounce Nablus (audio)
ˈnä-
variants or Nābulus or ancient Shechem
ˈshe-kəm How to pronounce Nablus (audio)
-ˌkem
or Neapolis
city in the north central West Bank population 136,000

Note: Nābulus was a city of ancient Palestine in Samaria.

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“Nablus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nablus. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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