Beersheba

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Beer·she·ba

 (bîr-shē′bə, bĕr-shĕv′ə)
A city of southern Israel southwest of Jerusalem. In biblical times it marked the southern boundary of Palestine.

Beersheba

(bɪəˈʃiːbə)
n
(Placename) a town in S Israel: commercial centre of the Negev. In biblical times it marked the southern limit of Palestine. Pop: 183 000 (2003 est)

Beer•she•ba

(bɪərˈʃi bə, ˈbɪər ʃə-)

n.
a city in Israel, near the N limit of the Negev desert: the southernmost city of ancient Palestine. 152,600.
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Israeli officials also confirmed that several people had been injured in Be'ersheba, one of them critically.
The rockets struck in open areas near the cities of Be'ersheba and Netivot in the Negev, and landed without a rocket siren going off or without the Iron Dome anti-missile system attempting an interception.
It is nearly fifty miles from Be'ersheba to Jerusalem.