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Beersheba

[ beer-shee-buh, beer-shuh-; Sephardic Hebrew ber-she-vah ]
/ bɪərˈʃi bə, ˈbɪər ʃə-; Sephardic Hebrew bɛrˈʃɛ vɑ /
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noun

a city in Israel, near the N limit of the Negev desert: the southernmost city of ancient Palestine.

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Idioms for Beersheba

    from Dan to Beersheba. Dan1 (def. 5).
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Beersheba
/ (bɪəˈʃiːbə) /

noun

a town in S Israel: commercial centre of the Negev. In biblical times it marked the southern limit of Palestine. Pop: 183 000 (2003 est)
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