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Hebron

[hee-bruh n] /ˈhi brən/
noun
1.
an ancient city of Palestine, formerly in W Jordan; occupied by Israel 1967–97; since 1997 under Palestinian self-rule.
Arabic El Khalil
[el kah-leel] /ˌɛl kɑˈlil/ (Show IPA)
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El Khalil

/ɛl xɒˈliːl/
noun
1.
transliteration of the Arabic name for Hebron

Hebron

/ˈhɛbrɒn; ˈhiː-/
noun
1.
a city in the West Bank: famous for the Haram, which includes the cenotaphs of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, and Jacob and Leah. Pop: 168 000 (2005 est) Arabic name El Khalil
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