from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A town of northern Israel southeast of Haifa. Settled in prehistoric times, it is first mentioned in the New Testament as the boyhood home of Jesus. The modern town is a trade center and pilgrimage site. Population: 64,600.
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- proper n. An ancient town in the Middle East, today in the state of Israel.
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- n. a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
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