HyperDic: canaan

English > 1 sense of the word Canaan:
NOUNlocationCanaan, Palestine, Holy Land, Promised Landan ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea
Canaan > pronunciation
Soundskey'nahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Canaan: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism.
SynonymsPalestine, Holy Land, Promised Land
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofAsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
PartsJordan, Jordan RiverA river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea
Judah, JudaAn ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
Judea, JudaeaThe southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah
PhilistiaAn ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt
SamariaAn ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel
Region ofchebabA Palestinian juvenile 10-15 years old who fights against the Israelis
SpanishCanaan, Canaán, Tierra Santa
CatalanCanaà, Canaan, Terra Santa

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