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 (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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(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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(bɪərˈʃi bə, ˈbɪər ʃə-)

a city in Israel, near the N limit of the Negev desert: the southernmost city of ancient Palestine. 152,600.
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From Dan to Beer Sheva, from Uman to Lubavitch, from Rego Park to Boro Park, and from the intersection of Avenue J and Ocean Parkway all the way to the intersection of Avenue J and Ocean Avenue, the Jewish people have imbued drab and seemingly anonymous places with sacred meaning and mystery.
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Beer Sheva, Israel, May 31, 2014 --( RAD has launched its “RAD Negev” subsidiary, which will serve as an advanced R&D center for developing programmable network solutions.