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Arimathaea

or Ar·i·ma·the·a

[ar-uh-muh-thee-uh]
noun
  1. a town in ancient Palestine. Matt. 27:57.
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Related formsAr·i·ma·thae·an, Ar·i·ma·the·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for arimathea

Historical Examples

  • He came from of Arimathea, a city of the Jews, and he was waiting for the kingdom of God.

    The Gospels in Four Part Harmony

    J. Clontz

  • He also attracts the curiosity of Joseph, the only son of a rich merchant of Arimathea.

    Unicorns

    James Huneker

  • And when will these trees be in leaf, Sir, and may we come to Arimathea when they are in leaf?

    The Brook Kerith

    George Moore

  • I too shall be known as Joseph of Arimathea, Joseph interjected.

    The Brook Kerith

    George Moore

  • Azariah answered that it could not be this week, for he was going to Arimathea.

    The Brook Kerith

    George Moore


British Dictionary definitions for arimathea

Arimathea

Arimathaea

noun
  1. a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown
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