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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.

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)

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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There was friction, but no violence, between the Patriarchs and Abimelech, who actually made a compact in Beer-sheba (Gen.
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The bilingual Arab-Jewish Hagar School in Beer-Sheba is the only one of its kind in Israel's southern region -- a region that is home to over half a million people, 25 percent of whom are Palestinian citizens.
The bilingual Arab-Jewish Hagar School in Beer-Sheba is the only one of its kind in Israel's southern region--a region that is home to over half a million people, 25 percent of whom are Palestinian citizens.
Reaching the southernmost city of Beer-sheba, Elijah walked one day's length more into the wilderness.
It was also the deadliest since August 2004, when twin bombings by Hamas in the Israeli town of Beer-sheba killed 16 Israelis.
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and there died of the people from Dan even to Beer-sheba seventy thousand men.