or Ar·i·ma·thae·a

[ ar-uh-muh-they-uh ]

  1. a town in ancient Palestine. Matthew 27:57.

Other words from Arimathea

  • Ar·i·ma·the·an, Ar·i·ma·thae·an, adjective

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How to use Arimathea in a sentence

  • This place is supposed to stand on the site of Arimathea, and is marked as such in many of the maps.

    A Ride across Palestine | Anthony Trollope
  • Our thoughts turn to the Sunday morning in the garden of Joseph of Arimathea, when the faithful women came to the rock-hewn tomb.

  • They passed the night at Arimathea, a pretty village surrounded with gardens enclosed with hedges of prickly pear.

    Lothair | Benjamin Disraeli
  • Christs by the thousands, who had found no Josephs of Arimathea to hide their defilement in garden-sepulchres.

    The Kingdom Round the Corner | Coningsby Dawson
  • The story sprang from certain legends which had grown up about the name of Joseph of Arimathea.

British Dictionary definitions for Arimathea



/ (ˌærɪməˈθiːə) /

  1. a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown

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