the Holy Land


: the area in the Middle East where the events of the Bible happened

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That year, all through Jerusalem, all through the Holy Land, there was rioting. Cynthia Ozick, Harper’s Magazine , 10 Apr. 2023 The large, long palm branches were common in the Holy Land, Jobe said. Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2023 In the 1840s, France and Russia vied for control of the Holy Land, under Ottoman rule for 300 years. Martha Anne Toll, Washington Post, 30 Mar. 2023 And though of course the Holy Land is now much more developed than ever, in some ways things haven’t changed since the 1930s. Randy Rosenthal, Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb. 2023 Holy Land The first female pastor was ordained in the Holy Land. Erika Page, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 Feb. 2023

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“The Holy Land.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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