an ancient city of Palestine, N of the Dead Sea, formerly in W Jordan; occupied by Israel 1967–94; since 1994 under Palestinian self-rule.
a town on W Long Island, in SE New York.
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How to use Jericho in a sentence
Joshua puts to the sword women, infants, and animals at Jericho.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist | Candida Moss, Joel Baden | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Used with permission from Jericho Books, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist | Matthew Paul Turner | August 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nor will any Israeli government permit the vast infrastructure projects Kerry foresees arising near Jenin and Jericho.Kerry's Gas Field Plan Won't Make Palestine a Better Place | Matthew Kalman | May 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
An industrial park backed by Japan on the Jericho site has been logjammed for nearly two decades.Kerry's Gas Field Plan Won't Make Palestine a Better Place | Matthew Kalman | May 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Separately, in the Jericho area, Israeli forces told eight families in Ein al-Hilweh to demolish their homes.
Now Ptolemee, the son of Abobus, was appointed captain in the plain of Jericho, and he had abundance of silver and gold.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Jericho is a plain encompassed by a mountainous district, which slopes towards it somewhat in the manner of a theatre.
It is about two miles from Jericho crossing to the railroad, the point for which the right wing was aiming.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
It is two miles from Jericho bridge to Carmel Church, which stands in a beautiful grove of oaks.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
Read the story of the expedition of the spies and its result, the siege of Jericho and, last, Joshua's farewell.The Complete Club Book for Women | Caroline French Benton
British Dictionary definitions for Jericho
a town in the West Bank near the N end of the Dead Sea, 251 m (825 ft) below sea level: on the site of an ancient city, the first place to be taken by the Israelites under Joshua after entering the Promised Land in the 14th century bc (Joshua 6)
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