Definitions of Sion

n originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem

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a local and well-defined elevation of the land

n Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine

Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion
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country, land, state
the territory occupied by a nation

n an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal

Utopia, Zion
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fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place
a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings

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