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JERUSALEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Jerusalem mean? 

JERUSALEM (noun)
  The noun JERUSALEM has 1 sense:

1. capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom

  Familiarity information: JERUSALEM used as a noun is very rare.


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JERUSALEM (noun)


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Meaning:

Capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

capital of Israel; Jerusalem

Instance hypernyms:

national capital (the capital city of a nation)

Meronyms (parts of "Jerusalem"):

Calvary; Golgotha (a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified)

Sion; Zion (originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem)

Wailing Wall (a wall in Jerusalem; sacred to Jews as a place of prayer and lamentation; its stones are believed to have formed part of the Temple of Solomon)

Holonyms ("Jerusalem" is a part of...):

Israel; Sion; State of Israel; Yisrael; Zion (Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine)


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