Meaning of Judea

Ju•de•a

Pronunciation: ( j-dē'u), [key]
— n.
  1. the S region of ancient Palestine: existed under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule; divided between Israel and Jordan in 1948; since 1967 completely occupied by Israel.
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