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Holy Land

noun
1.
Palestine (def 1).
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  • A crusade is a war to recover the Holy Land from the paynim.

    Tom Sawyer Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Just where we stand to-day can be as sacred, as blessed, as the Holy Land.

    The Prodigal Returns Lilian Staveley
  • But the Holy Land which I desire to see can be found only by escaping from these things.

  • Christendom was nearly one nation, and the Front was the Holy Land.

    A Short History of England

    G. K. Chesterton
  • It was this kind of thing that turned the Holy Land into a sort of convict settlement.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
British Dictionary definitions for Holy Land

Holy Land

noun
1.
the Holy Land, another name for Palestine (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Holy Land

"western Palestine, Judaea," late 13c., translating Medieval Latin terra sancta (11c.).

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