Zion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (zī'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a hill in Jerusalem, on which the Temple was built (used to symbolize the city itself, esp. as a religious or spiritual center).
  2. the Jewish people.
  3. Palestine as the Jewish homeland and symbol of Judaism.
  4. heaven as the final gathering place of true believers.
  5. a city in NE Illinois. 17,861.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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