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Beth·le·hem

 (bĕth′lĭ-hĕm′, -lē-əm)
1. A town in the West Bank south of Jerusalem. It is the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
2. A city of eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River north-northwest of Philadelphia. It is an important steel-producing center and the site of Moravian College (established 1742) and Lehigh University (1865).

Bethlehem

(ˈbɛθlɪˌhɛm; -lɪəm)
n
(Placename) a town in the West Bank, near Jerusalem: birthplace of Jesus and early home of King David

Beth•le•hem

(ˈbɛθ lɪˌhɛm, -li əm)

n.
1. a town in NW Jordan, near Jerusalem, occupied by Israel 1967: birthplace of Jesus and David. 16,313.
2. a city in E Pennsylvania. 72,490.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bethlehem - a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of PhiladelphiaBethlehem - a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
2.Bethlehem - a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan RiverBethlehem - a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
West Bank - an area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians
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References in periodicals archive ?
Two large murals emerged on the controversial wall that runs through Bethlehem, Israel in the West Bank.
Contrasting to the possible unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state, Abbas said, during a tour to inspect restoration work at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Israel has been taking unilateral steps for decades in the West Bank, especially in regards to the construction of settlements, reported AN NAHAR.
Now I know Hollywood has made him speak in a hundred different America drawls, guys, but Christ was born in Bethlehem, Israel, 2,000 years ago, not Bethlehem, Philadelphia after the Pilgrim Fathers landed.