bethel

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noun beth·el \ˈbe-thəl\

Definition of bethel

  1. 1 :  a hallowed spot

  2. 2a :  a chapel for Nonconformistsb :  a place of worship for seamen

Origin and Etymology of bethel

Hebrew bēth'ēl house of God


Bethel

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geographical name Beth·el \ˈbe-thəl, be-ˈthel\

Definition of Bethel

  1. 1 city of ancient Palestine north of Jerusalem The present-day West Bank town on the site of Bethel is called Baytīnplay \ˌbā-ˈtēn\ .

  2. 2 town in southeastern New York notable as the site of the Woodstock music festival in 1969 population 4255


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