Western Wall

geographical name

variants or chiefly by outsiders Wailing Wall
wall in Jerusalem, Israel, that is the only remaining remnant of the Second Temple of Jerusalem (the rest was destroyed by the Romans in 70 a.d.) and is a sacred place of prayer for Jewish people

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“Western Wall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Western%20Wall. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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