HyperDic: jerusalem

English > 1 sense of the word Jerusalem:
NOUNlocationJerusalem, capital of Israelcapital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed)
Jerusalem > pronunciation
Soundsjheruw'sahlahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > Jerusalem: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningCapital 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.
Synonymcapital of Israel
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
Part ofIsrael, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, SionJewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean
PartsCalvary, GolgothaA hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
Holy Sepulcher, Holy SepulchreThe sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection
Temple of Jerusalem, Temple of SolomonAny of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship
Wailing WallA wall in Jerusalem
Zion, Sionoriginally / originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites / Israelites)
Spanishcapital de Israel, Jerusalem, jerusalém, Jerusalén
Catalancapital d'Israel, Jerusalem

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