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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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BETHLEHEM, West Bank It was a subdued Christmas Eve in the traditional birthplace of Jesus on Sunday because of cold, rainy weather and recent violence sparked by President Donald Trumps recognition of nearby Jerusalem as Israels capital.
Bethlehem/PNN/ Early morning inDheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem, West Bank, Israeli occupying forces shot with live ammunition during clashes injuring two Palestinian youths before arresting them.
On Friday morning, Israeli forces killed an 18-year-old Palestinian, Baraa Hamamda, during a detention raid in al-Dueisha refugee camp in the Bethlehem, West Bank.
RAMALLAH, May 15 (KUNA) -- Fourteen Palestinians were injured during clashes with the Israeli occupation forces in the cities of Ramallah and Bethlehem, West Bank, on Monday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- It's Christmas season and the little town of Bethlehem is jammed with a big-city problem: Traffic snarling streets everywhere, including around the church marking the spot where tradition says Jesus was born.
Caption: Pope Francis prays in front of the Israeli security wall in Bethlehem, West Bank, May 25.
Bethlehem, West Bank -- When Pope Francis visits the birthplace of Jesus next week, he will address a dwindling population of faithful whose exodus from the Holy Land could turn the shrines of Christendom into museum pieces.