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Noun: Bethlehem  'beth-lu,hem or 'beth-lee-(h)um
  1. A 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
    - Bayt Lahm, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Bethlehem-Judah
     
  2. A town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important centre for steel production

Type of: town

Part of: Keystone State, PA, Pennsylvania, West Bank

Encyclopedia: Bethlehem, Nh