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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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After the kingdom of the Argotiers, came the Empire of Galilee.
The Empire of Galilee was not much more advanced; among its music one could hardly distinguish some miserable rebec, from the infancy of the art, still imprisoned in the
From Joppa, Jerusalem, the River Jordan, the Sea of Tiberias, Nazareth, Bethany, Bethlehem, and other points of interest in the Holy Land can be visited, and here those who may have preferred to make the journey from Beirut through the country, passing through Damascus, Galilee, Capernaum, Samaria, and by the River Jordan and Sea of Tiberias, can rejoin the steamer.
So to the coast of Jordan he directs His easy steps, girded with snaky wiles, Where he might likeliest find this new-declared, This man of men, attested Son of God, Temptation and all guile on him to try-- So to subvert whom he suspected raised To end his reign on Earth so long enjoyed: But, contrary, unweeting he fulfilled The purposed counsel, pre-ordained and fixed, Of the Most High, who, in full frequence bright Of Angels, thus to Gabriel smiling spake:-- "Gabriel, this day, by proof, thou shalt behold, Thou and all Angels conversant on Earth With Man or men's affairs, how I begin To verify that solemn message late, On which I sent thee to the Virgin pure In Galilee, that she should bear a son, Great in renown, and called the Son of God.
We have been in the Golan Heights forever and shall remain eternally," Shalom, who is also Minister of Negev and Galilee Development, said during a wine opening at the Lane School.
Brisbane, Australia, Jan 31, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND) is pleased to announce that AMCI, the manager for the South Galilee Coal Project (SGCP) Joint Venture and 50% participant, has provided a JORC compliant Coal Reserves Estimate for open cut mineable reserves prepared by Echelon Mining Services.
Sateh Noureddin, managing editor of the leftist newspaper AS SAFIR, warned of the risks posed by Hizbullah's threat to liberate Galilee in northern Israel to Lebanon's sectarian population setup because the area has an estimated population of 120,000 Druze.
The Galilee Chapel in Llantwit Major will be restored and converted into a new learning and exhibition centre with pounds 300,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
When he heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea, he went to Him and asked Him to come down and heal his son, who was near death.
Managing Director & CEO Andrew Harding said Aurizon continued to support the development of the Galilee Basin.
The coins that have circulated in Palestine and the Galilee over the ages give a panoramic view of the profound influence of Greek, Roman, Arab, Crusader and Ottoman culture on the Palestinians and the Galileans.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of bullets and at least 2 dozen grenades for under-barrel launchers have been stolen from an Israel Army base in the Upper Galilee.