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)