American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An ancient village of central Palestine northwest of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was a meeting place and sanctuary for the Israelites and the site of a tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until its capture by the Philistines.
- A locality in southwest Tennessee east of Memphis. The Civil War Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) ended in the withdrawal of Confederate troops but claimed more than 10,000 casualties on both the Union and Confederate sides.
- n. A biblical city, the location of the Ark of the Covenant.
- n. Any of several towns and cities in the United States, especially the site of a major 19th-century battle in Tennessee.
- n. A male given name
- n. A female given name
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Script.) A word used by Jacob on his deathbed, and interpreted variously, as “the Messiah,” or as the city “Shiloh,” or as “Rest.”
- n. the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory
- From Hebrew שִׁילֹה \ שִׁלֹה (shiló). (Wiktionary)
“SHILOH -- Officials said that 33 residents and several staff members of the Fountains III assisted living center in Shiloh have been taken to hospitals after experiencing nausea and vomiting.”
“SHILOH - Jim Vernier was apparently defeated for mayor of Shiloh in Tuesday's municipal election - but apparently re-elected to the post on Wednesday.”
“SHILOH -- Ambulances transported 31 residents from the Fountains III Independent and Assisted Living Center at 1201 Hartman Lane in Shiloh Friday morning.”
“This, then, is an attractive description of the conquests of the Gospel, and so the critical objection falls to the ground which charges that the term Shiloh, if construed as above, is”
“We need not produce any elaborate argument to prove that the term Shiloh refers to Christ.”
“We're told Shiloh is a city built entirely anew, but it's clearly old New York with a few new buildings drawn in.”
“That same year, Gold and other solicitors raised $356,000 in Shiloh's name.”
“The Bible gives Jews the right to live in Shiloh, she said.”
“In most of the Western world, when you swear on the Bible, you are swearing that Shiloh is Jewish," she said.”
“I called Shiloh back, pulling a tattered pink and green disk out of my pocket and waving it up in the air: the Frisbee, his most favorite toy in the whole entire world.”
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