HyperDic: judah

English > 2 senses of the word Judah:
NOUNperson Judah(Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel
locationJudah, Judaan ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
Judah > pronunciation
Soundsjhuw'dah
RhymesADA ... Wajda: 58 rhymes with dah...
English > Judah: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel; one of his descendants was to be the Messiah.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofpatriarchAny of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
SpanishJudá
CatalanJudah
English > Judah: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center.
SynonymJuda
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofPalestine, Canaan, Holy Land, Promised LandAn ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea

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