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Meaning of Bethany

Beth•a•ny

Pronunciation: (beth'u-nē), [key]
— n.
  1. a village in W Jordan, near Jerusalem, at the foot of the Mount of Olives; occupied by Israel since 1967: home of Lazarus and his sisters, Martha and Mary. John 11:1. 3560.
  2. a city in central Oklahoma. 22,130.
  3. a female given name.
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