Judaea

geographical name Ju·daea \ju̇-ˈdē-ə, -ˈdā-\
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Judea

play \ju̇-ˈdē-ə, -ˈdā-\

Definition of Judaea

  1. the southern division of ancient Palestine under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule succeeding the kingdom of Judah; bounded on the north by Samaria, on the east by the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, on the southwest by the Sinai Peninsula, and on the west by the Mediterranean Sea

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Judean

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JUDAEA Defined for English Language Learners

Judaea

geographical name Ju·daea \ju̇-ˈdē-ə, -ˈdā-\

Definition of Judaea for English Language Learners

  • : region of ancient Palestine


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