HyperDic: promised_land

English > 3 senses of the expression Promised Land / promised land:
NOUNlocationPromised Land, Palestine, Canaan, Holy Landan ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea
locationpromised land, Eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, Shangri-laany place of complete bliss and delight and peace
cognitionPromised Landthe goal towards which Christians strive
English > Promised Land: 3 senses > 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, Canaan, Holy 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
English > promised land: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAny place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
SynonymsEden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, Shangri-la
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishcielo, edén, nirvana, paraíso, tierra prometida
Catalancel, edèn, paradís, terra promesa
English > Promised Land: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe goal towards which Christians strive.
BroaderHeavenThe abode of God and the angels
SpanishTierra prometida, Tierra Prometida, tierra prometida
CatalanTerra promesa, Terra Promesa

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