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Noun: Judah  joo-du
  1. An ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its centre
    - Juda
     
  2. (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

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, patriarch

Part of: Canaan, Holy Land, Palestine, Promised Land

Encyclopedia: Judah, Indiana