Definition of Israel

1. Noun. Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine.




2. Noun. An ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC.
Generic synonyms: Kingdom
Group relationships: Middle East, Mideast, Near East
Member holonyms: Israelite

Definition of Israel

1. Proper noun. The State of Israel, a modern country in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean. ¹

2. Proper noun. The Land of Israel, a region that is roughly coextensive with the State of Israel. ¹

3. Proper noun. (historical) A nation that occupied roughly the same area in ancient times. ¹

4. Proper noun. (historical) An ancient kingdom that occupied the northern part of this area, as distinct from Judah. ¹

5. Proper noun. The Jews, taken collectively. ¹

6. Proper noun. (context biblical) A name given to Jacob (Genesis 32:28). ¹

7. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Israel

Isolde
Isole Egadi
Isoptera
Isoptin
Isopyrum
Isopyrum biternatum
Isordil
Isoroku Yamamoto
Isospora belli
Isospora bigemina
Isospora canis
Isospora felis
Isospora rivolta
Isospora suis
Ispir
Israel
Israel Baline
Israel Israeli
Israel Zangwill
Israeli
Israeli Defense Force
Israeli Sign Language
Israeli monetary unit
Israelis
Israelite
Israelites
Israelitess
Israelitesses
Israelitic
Issa

Literary usage of Israel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"I evj, aR.un jn ,|lesi)l|lt ol-tlle LORU: bythem, (errn as manyo/ lernet as cause they had done evil ill the -L ' the LORO left, to prove israel the kins of ..."

2. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1914)
"New York : Albany, Beth Emeth ; Amsterdam, Temple of israel; Binghamton, Hebrew Reform Society; Brooklyn, Beth Elohim, Temple Beth Elohim, Temple israel; ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"6-7) speaks of the unethical dealings of israel as acts which profane the ... Ethical of Yahweh is his name and his being as Content of God of israel and of ..."

4. Poems by Robert Loveman (1896)
"O israel ! thy glory gleamed Through ages long ago; O israel! a David dreamed ... O israel! again I see Thy chariot in the sky! The seed of Abraham shall be ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"The substance of the bill is that the plaintiff is the owner and holder of a draft, or bank check, drawn by C. "W. israel & Co. on the Ladede Bank, ..."

6. Sociological Study of the Bible by Lucy Blanche (Littelton) Masterman, Louis Wallis, William Shakespeare (1912)
"CHAPTER VI KINSHIP INSTITUTIONS OF israel The fact of kinship, the tie of blood, was emphasized very strongly in ancient society. ..."

7. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"I evj, aR.un jn ,|lesi)l|lt ol-tlle LORU: bythem, (errn as manyo/ lernet as cause they had done evil ill the -L ' the LORO left, to prove israel the kins of ..."

8. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1914)
"New York : Albany, Beth Emeth ; Amsterdam, Temple of israel; Binghamton, Hebrew Reform Society; Brooklyn, Beth Elohim, Temple Beth Elohim, Temple israel; ..."

9. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"6-7) speaks of the unethical dealings of israel as acts which profane the ... Ethical of Yahweh is his name and his being as Content of God of israel and of ..."

10. Poems by Robert Loveman (1896)
"O israel ! thy glory gleamed Through ages long ago; O israel! a David dreamed ... O israel! again I see Thy chariot in the sky! The seed of Abraham shall be ..."

11. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"The substance of the bill is that the plaintiff is the owner and holder of a draft, or bank check, drawn by C. "W. israel & Co. on the Ladede Bank, ..."

12. Sociological Study of the Bible by Lucy Blanche (Littelton) Masterman, Louis Wallis, William Shakespeare (1912)
"CHAPTER VI KINSHIP INSTITUTIONS OF israel The fact of kinship, the tie of blood, was emphasized very strongly in ancient society. ..."

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