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1. The land of Israel in the Bible.
2. The land of peace described in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress.
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(Bible) Old Testament the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4)
[Hebrew, literally: married woman]
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(ˈbyu lə)

1. the land of Israel. Isa. 62:4.
2. the peaceful land at the end of the pilgrim's journey in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress (1678).
[< Hebrew bə'ūlāh literally, married woman]
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I awoke, however, as soon as we crossed the borders of the pleasant land of Beulah. All the passengers were rubbing their eyes, comparing watches, and congratulating one another on the prospect of arriving so seasonably at the journey's end.
I thought sometimes I saw beyond its wild waters a shore, sweet as the hills of Beulah; and now and then a freshening gale, wakened by hope, bore my spirit triumphantly towards the bourne: but I could not reach it, even in fancy--a counteracting breeze blew off land, and continually drove me back.
More aligned with the nineteenth century's Romantic perception of music is how Beulah's performance gives "voice" to her identity--to the "deeps of her soul." According to Fetis's <i>Music Explained to the World</i>, the musical voice rendered far more than "what such or such an individual experiences," but communicated more directly to the listener the speaker's emotive state (282).
THE ANNOUNCEMENT of a new Italian restaurant in Sarasota is more routine than extraordinary, but Beulah is an addition worth celebrating.
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Their PS250,000 bungalow in the village of Beulah, west Wales, was reduced to rubble at the weekend when an explosion ripped through the home.
Beulah Taylor, aged 73, of Wollaston, Stourbridge, was returning from a WRVS coffee morning when she complained of severe leg pains.
Washington, October 14 ( ANI ): The Duchess of Cambridge turned heads in Kuala Lumpur when she visited the Assyakirin Mosque last month wearing a chic chiffon off-white dress and matching headscarf from Beulah London.
Mitchell, Jr., council member, Charlotte, N.C., in collaboration with NLC Small Cities Council Chair Clyde Schulz, council member, Beulah, N.D., has declared the week of June 19-25 to be Small Cities Week.
CUTLINE: (1) At top, Morgan Murphy, 2, daughter of Elizabeth Murphy, both of Worcester, gives Beulah, a lab-shepherd mix, a kiss.