Jerusalem: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( ji-r'su-lum, -zu-), [key]
- a city in and the capital of Israel: an ancient holy city and a center of pilgrimage for Jews, Christians, and Muslims; divided between Israel and Jordan 1948–67; Jordanian sector annexed by Israel 1967; capital of Israel since 1950. 407,100.
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