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Tiberias

[tahy-beer-ee-uh s] /taɪˈbɪər i əs/
noun
1.
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  • Accordingly, they were ordered to leave the city, by the road to Tiberias.

    For the Temple G. A. Henty
  • We are camped in this place, now, just within the city walls of Tiberias.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • He was to the Empire of Tiberias what the customs are to America.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Tiberias spat out a mouthful of blood and shook with fearful laughter.

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • Tiberias was a fool to start for Velitrium alone, and so close to dusk.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • The Cimmerian was standing over the litter on which lay the body of Tiberias.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • Take the touching scene at the sea of Tiberias, as given in John xxi.

    The Great Commission C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • There is here a company from Bethsaida and from other cities near the sea of Tiberias.

    Ulric the Jarl William O. Stoddard
  • The Romans are warriors, but the rabble of Tiberias are scorned even by the lepers.

    Ulric the Jarl William O. Stoddard
  • I will send him to thee, but now I must return to Tiberias, for I have much upon my hands.

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

Tiberias

/taɪˈbɪərɪˌæs/
noun
1.
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)
2.
Lake Tiberias, another name for the (Sea of) Galilee
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