Nazareth

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Nazareth

  1. An ancient town in the Middle East, today in the state of Israel.

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The Hebrew term for Christianity נצרות (natsrut) is derived from the name Nazareth, due to its significance as the place of Jesus’ childhood.

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From the Ancient Greek Νᾱζᾰρέθ(Nāzaréth, Nazareth), probably from the Hebrew נָצְרַת‎(Natz'rat).

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Nāzareth f ‎(indeclinable)

  1. Alternative form of Nāzara

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