HyperDic: bethlehem

English > 2 senses of the word Bethlehem:
NOUNlocationBethlehema town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia
locationBethlehem, Bayt Lahm, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Bethlehem-Judaha small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River
Bethlehem > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'thlihhheh.m
RhymesAm / AM ... stem: 21 rhymes with ehm...
English > Bethlehem: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofPennsylvania, Keystone State, PA, Pa.A Mid-Atlantic state
English > Bethlehem: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born.
SynonymsBayt Lahm, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Bethlehem-Judah
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofWest BankAn area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river
SpanishBelén
CatalanBayt Lahm, Betlem

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