from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city in the West Bank north of Jerusalem. An ancient Canaanite town, it was the biblical home of Jacob and the chief city of Samaria. Population: 130,000.
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- proper n. A city in the West Bank, Palestine.
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- n. an ancient city in the West Bank to the north of Jerusalem; the home of Jacob in biblical times
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