from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The land of Israel in the Bible.
- n. The land of peace described in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress.
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- proper n. A female given name.
A biblical name applied to the land of Israel, from Hebrew beulah "married (woman)", taken up as a given name by Puritans. (Wiktionary)