Zion

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See also: zion and zioń

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old English, from Ecclesiastical Latin Sion, from Hebrew ציון(tsiyón).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ.ən/, /ˈzaɪˌɒn/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪən

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Zion

  1. An Landmark hill (or "mount") in the land of Israel on which ancient Jerusalem was partly built, a centerpiece to Biblical accounts of old days and future eschatological events.
  2. (poetic reference to) Jerusalem city proper; or more strictly speaking, the Temple Mount.
  3. (by far extension) The whole nation of Israel.
  4. A male given name from Hebrew, which is of rampant modern usage still.
  5. A female given name
  6. (Mormonism) An association of the righteous.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Mount Zion
  • Moriah, Mount of myrrh (as a special landmark of 'perfume' importance; Analogous to the very special power of prayer that rises specifically from this locale. In accordance with Jewish Midrashic literature)

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Etymology[edit]

Ecclesiastical Latin Sion, from Hebrew ציון(tsiyón).

Proper noun[edit]

Zion m (genitive Zions)

  1. Zion (a hill ("mount" in Israel)

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