Definitions for nazarethˈnæz ər əθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Naz•a•rethˈnæz ər əθ(n.)

  1. a town in N Israel: the childhood home of Jesus. 45,600.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nazareth(noun)

    a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary

Wiktionary

  1. Nazareth(ProperNoun)

    An ancient town in the Middle East, today in the state of Israel.

Freebase

  1. Nazareth

    Nazareth is the largest city in the North District of Israel. Nazareth is known as "the Arab capital of Israel"; the population is made up predominantly of Arab citizens of Israel, almost all of whom are either Muslim or Christian. In the New Testament, the city is described as the childhood home of Jesus, and as such is a center of Christian pilgrimage, with many shrines commemorating biblical events.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nazareth

    a town in a hollow of the hills on the N. of the Plain of Esdraëlon, 67 m. N. of Jerusalem and 11 m. W. of the Sea of Galilee, celebrated over Christendom as the home of the Holy Family.

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