What is another word for Samaria?

Pronunciation: [sɐmˈe͡əɹi͡ə] (IPA)

Samaria is a well-known city in biblical times, situated in the northern part of Israel. There are several synonyms for the word Samaria, which represent the different aspects of this ancient city. One of the synonyms is Shomron, which means 'watch mountain,' and refers to the natural beauty of the region. Another synonym for Samaria is Shechem, which represents the historical significance of the region, where many important events in Jewish history took place. Additionally, the name Sebaste is another synonym, which was given to the city by the Roman emperor Augustus in honor of his predecessor, Caesar Augustus. These synonyms for Samaria reflect the cultural, historical, and religious importance of the region.

Synonyms for Samaria:

What are the hypernyms for Samaria?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Samaria

This had been our Lord's experience in Samaria.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
The Israelites were unable to keep the field, and Joram was shut up in Samaria.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker
As Shalmanesar of Assyria tells us that he marched in the year 846 B.C. with 120,000 men against Benhadad of Damascus and Irchulina of Hamath, we may assume that it was the approach of the Assyrians which induced Benhadad to raise the siege of Samaria, in order to meet the Assyrians with all his own forces and those of Hamath.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker

Famous quotes with Samaria

  • Israel will not transfer Judea, Samaria, and the Gaza District to any foreign sovereign authority, [because] of the historic right of our nation to this land, [and] the needs of our national security, which demand a capability to defend our State and the lives of our citizens.
    Menachem Begin

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