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Noun: Samaria  su'meh-ree-u
  1. An ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel; the site is in present-day northwestern Jordan

Type of: city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

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

Encyclopedia: Samaria, Indiana