Jericho

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Jer·i·cho

 (jĕr′ĭ-kō′)
An ancient city of Palestine near the northwest shore of the Dead Sea. A stronghold commanding the valley of the lower Jordan River, it was, according to the Bible, captured and destroyed by Joshua.

Jericho

(ˈdʒɛrɪˌkəʊ)
n
(Placename) a town in the West Bank near the N end of the Dead Sea, 251 m (825 ft) below sea level: on the site of an ancient city, the first place to be taken by the Israelites under Joshua after entering the Promised Land in the 14th century bc (Joshua 6)

Jer•i•cho

(ˈdʒɛr ɪˌkoʊ)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jericho - a village in Palestine near the north end of the Dead SeaJericho - 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
West Bank - an area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians
Translations

Jericho

[ˈdʒerɪkəʊ] NJericó m

Jericho

nJericho nt

Jericho

[ˈdʒɛrɪˌkəʊ] nGerico f
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Members of the Syrian Civil Defense search for victims at the site of a reported airstrike on the town of Ariha, in the south of Syria's Idlib province, on Saturday.
The army strikes also targeted dens of Jabhat al-Nusra in Mhambil and Ariha in Idleb southern countryside, killing and injuring a number of the terrorists.
Rescue workers were still searching for survivors under the rubble after the airstrikes hit the town of Ariha. One rescuer said after two hours of searching two children were pulled out alive.
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"A Russian fighter jet struck the market in Ariha town in the province," White Helmets civil defence agency director, Mustafa Haj Yusuf told Anadolu Agency.
The Israeli forces detained seven citizens from Ramallah and Al Bireh, seven others from Hebron, one citizen from Bethelehem and another one from Ariha, it added.
L'Observatoire syrien des droits de l'Homme (OSDH) a annonce que onze personnes, dont sept civils, ont ete tuees par l'aviation du regime dans la nuit de dimanche a lundi sur Ariha, une localite tenue en majorite par les jihadistes de Fateh al-Cham, ex-branche syrienne d'Al-Qaida.
The Palestinian minister informed Caid Essebsi that the western entrance of the Palestinian city "Ariha" had been baptised in the name of Leader Habib Bourguiba, in homage to the first Tunisian President, the Tunisian people and to Tunisia which had hosted in a sensitive period, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) leadership, officials and institutions.
The airstrikes reportedly hit a market in Ariha, which is held by insurgents, including al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more in the town of Ariha in northwest Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Moreover, regime helicopters dropped two explosive barrel bombs over several areas in the city of Ariha, killing reportedly one civilian and injuring many others, said the statement.
At least 12 people were killed when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy market place in the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, a monitor said.