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Israel

Definitions of Israel
  1. noun
    an ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC
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    example of:
    kingdom
    a country with a king as head of state
  2. noun
    Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
    synonyms: Sion, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion
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    example of:
    country, land, state
    the territory occupied by a nation
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