Associations to the word «Galilee»


GALILEE, noun. (architecture) A narthex, particularly in the United Kingdom and the Church of England; a vestibule, a fully-enclosed yet porch-like structure, leading to the main body of an English ecclesiastical building.
GALILEE, noun. In certain Syriac Christian churches, the baptistry.
GALILEE, proper noun. A mountainous geographic region in northern Israel.
GALILEE, proper noun. The Sea of Galilee.

Dictionary definition

GALILEE, noun. An area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry.

Wise words

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