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