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Definitions of Zion:
  • 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
    Example: "The inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"
  • noun:   an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
  • noun:   Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #28075)

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