galilee

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noun gal·i·lee \ˈga-lə-ˌlē\

Definition of galilee

  1. :  a chapel or porch at the entrance of an English church

Origin and Etymology of galilee

Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin galilaea, probably from Galilaea Galilee, from Latin


First Known Use: 15th century


Galilee

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geographical name Gal·i·lee \ˈga-lə-ˌlē\

Definition of Galilee

  1. hill region N Israel N of Plain of Esdraelon

Galilean

play \ˌga-lə-ˈlē-ən\ adjective or noun

GALILEE Defined for English Language Learners


Galilee

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geographical name Gal·i·lee \ˈga-lə-ˌlē\

Definition of Galilee for English Language Learners

  • : region of Israel

  • the Sea of Galilee : lake in Israel on the border of Syria


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