Definition of Samaria
1 district of ancient Palestine west of the Jordan River between Galilee and Judaea
2 city, capital of the district of Samaria and capital of the Northern Kingdom (Israel) ◆Samaria was rebuilt by Herod the Great and renamed Sebasteplay \sə-ˈbas-tē\ . Its site is in the West Bank at the modern village of Sebastīyah.
- —see also samaritan
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