Bethlehem

(redirected from Beit Lahm)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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
Translations
Betlém
Betlehem
Betlehem
Betlehem
Bethleem
Betlehem
Bethleem
Betlehem
Віфлеєм

Bethlehem

[ˈbeθlɪhem] NBelén m

Bethlehem

[ˈbɛθliəm ˈbɛθlɪhɛm] nBethléem

Bethlehem

nBethlehem nt

Bethlehem

[ˈbɛθlɪˌhɛm] nBetlemme f
References in periodicals archive ?
Tout au long de sa quete amoureuse sur la sainte terre palestinienne, chantee par des poemes intenses et des croquis animes, Mais va de ville en ville, de Beit Lahm a El Qods, de Jaffa jusqu'aux camps de refugies installes au pays du Cham, la Syrie (pays lacere aujourd'hui par la traitrise regionale et des combines geopolitiques) a la rencontre de gens simples, des jeunes et moins jeunes de la bouche de qui elle etale au grand jour l'insoutenable vecu dans un pays mis sous le joug d'un regime raciste (qui n'a rien a envier a l'apartheid de l'ancienne Afrique du Sud).
CAIRO, Dec 27 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Saturday has condemned Israel's decision to build 380 settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem as well as Beit Lahm and stressed the need for the international community to take action in preventing Israel's settlements.
On Friday, Palestinian protesters held a demo at the Qalandia checkpoint, Beit Lahm and al-Khalil (Hebron) to express their anger at Israel's decision to deny Palestinians under the age of 50 entry into the holy al-Aqsa Mosque.