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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel; the site is in present-day northwestern Jordan.

Usage examples (33)
  • The head city of Ephraim has long been Samaria, and the head man in Samaria is now Pekah the son of Remaliah.
  • This clause, down to "Samaria," is parenthetical. excel -- were more powerful.
  • Thus were their names; Samaria is Aholah, and Jerusalem
  • “Rabbi Hillel, of Samaria, is worth two Mendolas any day,” said Rabbi Maimon. for more
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