geographical name Sa·mar·ia \sə-ˈmer-ē-ə\

Definition of Samaria

  1. 1 district of ancient Palestine west of the Jordan River between Galilee and Judaea

  2. 2 city, capital of the district of Samaria and capital of the Northern Kingdom (Israel) Samaria was rebuilt by Herod the Great and renamed Sebaste\sə-ˈbas-tē\ play .. Its site is in the West Bank at the modern village of Sebastīyah.

  1. —see also samaritan

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