HyperDic: galilee

English > 1 sense of the word Galilee:
NOUNlocationGalileean area of northern Israel
Galilee > pronunciation
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > Galilee: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry.
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofIsrael, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, SionJewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean
PartsNazarethA historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
AdjectivesGalilean, Galilaeanof or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants
Galileanof or relating to Galileo or his works

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