Definitions for jerichoˈdʒɛr ɪˌkoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an ancient city of Palestine, N of the Dead Sea, formerly in W Jordan; occupied by Israel 1967–94; since 1994 under Palestinian self-rule.
Category: Geography (places)
a village in Palestine near the north end of the Dead Sea; in the Old Testament it was the first place taken by the Israelites under Joshua as they entered the Promised Land
A place of retirement or concealment (see 2 Sam. 10:5).
An ancient town in the West Bank.
Origin: From יריחו.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an ancient city of Palestine, in the SW. of a plain of the same name that extends W. of the Jordan and NW. of the Dead Sea; it was the first city taken by the Israelites when they entered the Holy Land, the walls falling down before them after being compassed for seven days by the priests blowing on rams' horns and followed by the people.