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Gal·i·lee

 (găl′ə-lē′)
A region of northern Israel. The northernmost part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel, Galilee was the center of Jesus's ministry.

gal·i·lee

 (găl′ə-lē′)
n.
A small chapel or porch at the western end of a medieval English church.

[Middle English galile, from Old North French galilee, from Medieval Latin galilaea, from Latin Galilaea, Galilee.]

Galilee

(ˈɡælɪˌliː)
n
1. (Placename) Sea of Galilee Lake Tiberias Lake Kinneret a lake in NE Israel, 209 m (686 ft) below sea level, through which the River Jordan flows. Area: 165 sq km (64 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a northern region of Israel: scene of Christ's early ministry

galilee

(ˈɡælɪˌliː)
n
(Architecture) a porch or chapel at the entrance to some medieval churches and cathedrals in England

gal•i•lee

(ˈgæl əˌli)

n.
a porch or vestibule at the entrance of some English churches.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin galilaea porch of a church, literally, Galilee]

Gal•i•lee

(ˈgæl əˌli)

n.
1. an ancient Roman province in what is now N Israel.
2. Sea of. Also called Lake Tiberias. a lake in NE Israel through which the Jordan River flows. 14 mi. (23 km) long; 682 ft. (208 m) below sea level.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galilee - an area of northern IsraelGalilee - an area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Nazareth - a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
Translations

Galilee

[ˈgælɪliː] NGalilea f

Galilee

nGaliläa nt; the Sea of Galileeder See Genezareth, das Galiläische Meer
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