from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A village of northern Palestine near Nazareth. In the New Testament, Jesus performed his first miracle here, changing water into wine.

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  • proper n. The site where Jesus miraculously turned water into wine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A measure of length used throughout Spain, and varying from 1.7 yards at Barcelona to 2.3 in Aragon.


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