Associations to the word «Jerusalem»


JERUSALEM, proper noun. The city located on in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea which is holy to Judaism (Temple of Solomon and the capital of the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judea), Christianity (Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection), and Islam (Muhammad’s ascension to heaven).
JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE, noun. A variety of sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus, native to North America, having yellow flower heads and edible tubers
JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE, noun. The tuber of this plant, eaten as a vegetable; the sunchoke
JERUSALEM ARTICHOKES, noun. Plural of Jerusalem artichoke
JERUSALEM CHERRIES, noun. Plural of Jerusalem cherry
JERUSALEM CHERRY, noun. Solanum pseudocapsicum, a nightshade species with poisonous fruit.
JERUSALEM CRICKET, noun. A large, flightless insect of the genus Stenopelmatus, native to the western United States and parts of Mexico — not a true cricket.
JERUSALEM CRICKETS, noun. Plural of Jerusalem cricket
JERUSALEM HADDOCK, noun. A fish, the opah.
JERUSALEM MIXED GRILL, noun. A grilled meat dish consisting of chicken hearts, spleens, and liver mixed with pieces of lamb and seasoned with onion, garlic, juniper berries, and spices.
JERUSALEM OAK, noun. The weed Dysphania botrys, which is native to the Mediterranean region but which has been naturalized in North America.
JERUSALEM OAK, noun. The herb epazote, Dysphania ambrosioides, which is native to the Americas.
JERUSALEM SAGE, noun. Phlomis fruticosa, a lamiaceous flowering plant with yellow tubular flowers and aromatic leaves.
JERUSALEM SYNDROME, noun. A group of mental phenomena involving religious delusion or obsession relating to the city of Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM THORN, noun. The shrub Paliurus spina-christi, native to the Eastern Hemisphere.
JERUSALEM THORN, noun. The shrub Parkinsonia aculeata, native to the Western Hemisphere.

Dictionary definition

JERUSALEM, noun. Capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom.

Wise words

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