Synonyms of zion


1. Zion, Sion

usage: originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"

2. Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion

usage: Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine

3. Utopia, Zion, Sion, imaginary place, mythical place, fictitious place

usage: an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal

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Definition and meaning of zion (Dictionary)