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.
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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)
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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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