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

  • n. A remnant of the retaining wall that underlay the second Temple in Jerusalem. The Western Wall is now a site of pilgrimage, lamentation, and prayer by Jews. Also called Wailing Wall.

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