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Noun: Jerusalem  ji'roo-su-lum
  1. Capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
    - capital of Israel

Derived forms: Jerusalems

Type of: national capital

Part of: Israel, Sion, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion

Encyclopedia: Jerusalem, OH