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[tahy-beer-ee-uh s] /taɪˈbɪər i əs/
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  • The white domes in Tiberias were shining in the sun, and many of the Galilean towns, including Safed, could be distinguished.

    Tent Work in Palestine Claude Reignier Conder
  • We are camped in this place, now, just within the city walls of Tiberias.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • His mortal remains were moved to Tiberias, and a legend reports that Bedouins attacked the funeral train.

  • He was to the Empire of Tiberias what the customs are to America.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The Lake of Tiberias is 682 feet below the level of the sea.

  • The Cimmerian was standing over the litter on which lay the body of Tiberias.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • Three years after this 300 Templars were slain in a Moslem ambuscade, near Tiberias, and 87 were taken prisoners.

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • There is here a company from Bethsaida and from other cities near the sea of Tiberias.

    Ulric the Jarl William O. Stoddard
  • Saladin encamped near Tiberias, and extended his ravages into almost every part of Palestine.

    The Knights Templars C. G. (Charles Greenstreet) Addison
  • The Romans are warriors, but the rabble of Tiberias are scorned even by the lepers.

    Ulric the Jarl William O. Stoddard
British Dictionary definitions for Tiberias


a resort in N Israel, on the Sea of Galilee: an important Jewish centre after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans. Pop: 40 100 (2003 est)
Lake Tiberias, another name for the (Sea of) Galilee
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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