Definition of Jerusalem

1. Noun. Capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom.




Definition of Jerusalem

1. n. The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ.

Definition of Jerusalem

1. Proper noun. Ancient city of Palestine and the current capital of Israel; a holy city for Judaism (Temple of Solomon and the capital of the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judeah), Christianity (Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection), and Islam (Muhammad’s ascension to heaven). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Jerusalem

1. The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. Jerusalem artichoke [Perh. A corrupt. Of It. Girasole i.e, sunflower, or turnsole. See Gyre, Solar. A spiny, leguminous tree (Parkinsonia aculeata), widely dispersed in warm countries, and used for hedges. The new Jerusalem, Heaven; the Celestial City. Origin: Gr, fr. Heb. Yrshalaim. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerusalem

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Literary usage of Jerusalem

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Thanks to this commerce, during the twelfth century the Kingdom of jerusalem became one of the most prosperous states in Christendom. ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Merchants from Amalfi, however, gained a footing in jerusalem with ... Dur- Crusades. ing the continuance of the kingdom of jerusalem great zeal was ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1902)
"From these materials, with the counsel and approbation of the patriarch and barons, of the clergy and laity, Godfrey composed the ASSISE OF jerusalem,140 a ..."

4. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"I create jerusalem a rejoicing, therefore will I measure their for- ¡ and her ... I 19 Anil 1 will rejoice in jerusalem, 8 ^ Thus saith the LORD, ..."

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