New Jerusalem

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noun New Je·ru·sa·lem \-jə-ˈrü-s(ə-)ləm, -zə-ləm; -ˈrüz-ləm\

Definition of New Jerusalem

  1. 1 :  the final abode of souls redeemed by Christ

  2. 2 :  an ideal earthly community

Examples of new jerusalem in a sentence

  1. <prayed that the those recently departed will spend eternal life in New Jerusalem>

  2. <an idealistic senator who thought that he could singlehandedly turn Washington into the New Jerusalem>

Origin and Etymology of new jerusalem

from the phrase “the holy city, New Jerusalem” (Revelation 21:2)


First Known Use: 1535


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