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Arimathaea

or Ar·i·ma·the·a

[ar-uh-muh-thee-uh]
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noun
  1. a town in ancient Palestine. Matt. 27:57.
Related formsAr·i·ma·thae·an, Ar·i·ma·the·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for arimathea

Historical Examples

  • He came from of Arimathea, a city of the Jews, and he was waiting for the kingdom of God.

    The Gospels in Four Part Harmony

    J. Clontz

  • He also attracts the curiosity of Joseph, the only son of a rich merchant of Arimathea.

    Unicorns

    James Huneker

  • Azariah answered that it could not be this week, for he was going to Arimathea.

    The Brook Kerith

    George Moore

  • I too shall be known as Joseph of Arimathea, Joseph interjected.

    The Brook Kerith

    George Moore

  • And when will these trees be in leaf, Sir, and may we come to Arimathea when they are in leaf?

    The Brook Kerith

    George Moore


British Dictionary definitions for arimathea

Arimathea

Arimathaea

noun
  1. a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown
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