Associations to the word «Bethlehem»

Wiktionary

BETHLEHEM, proper noun. A city in Palestine, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus.
BETHLEHEM, noun. (obsolete) A lunatic asylum.
BETHLEHEM, noun. (architecture) In the Ethiopic church, a small building attached to a church edifice, in which the bread for the Eucharist is made.

Dictionary definition

BETHLEHEM, noun. A town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production.
BETHLEHEM, noun. A small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born.

Wise words

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