Definitions of Sion
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: Zion
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    example of:
    a local and well-defined elevation of the land
  2. noun
    Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
    synonyms: Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion
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    example of:
    country, land, state
    the territory occupied by a nation
  3. noun
    an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
    synonyms: Utopia, Zion
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    type of:
    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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