Associations to the word «Jericho»


JERICHO, noun. (informal) A place of retirement or concealment.
JERICHO, proper noun. An ancient town in the West Bank.
JERICHO, proper noun. A surname.

Dictionary definition

JERICHO, noun. A village in Palestine near the north end of the Dead Sea; in the Old Testament it was the first place taken by the Israelites under Joshua as they entered the Promised Land.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke