Jerusalem

Definition of Jerusalem

Je`ru´sa`lem   Pronunciation: jė`rų´så`lĕm
n.1.The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ.
Jerusalem artichoke
a - (Bot.) An American plant, a perennial species of sunflower (Helianthus tuberosus), whose tubers are sometimes used as food
b - One of the tubers themselves.
Jerusalem cherry
(Bot.) the popular name of either of two species of Solanum (Solanum Pseudo-capsicum and Solanum capsicastrum), cultivated as ornamental house plants. They bear bright red berries of about the size of cherries.
Jerusalem oak
(Bot.) an aromatic goosefoot (Chenopodium Botrys), common about houses and along roadsides.
Jerusalem sage
(Bot.) a perennial herb of the Mint family (Phlomis tuberosa).
Jerusalem thorn
(Bot.) a spiny, leguminous tree (Parkinsonia aculeata), widely dispersed in warm countries, and used for hedges.
The New Jerusalem
Heaven; the Celestial City.

Related Words

Calvary, capital of Israel, Golgotha, Israel, national capital, Sion, State of Israel, Wailing Wall, Yisrael, Zion
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