Beulah

[byoo-luh]
noun
  1. a name applied to the land of Israel or Jerusalem, possibly as denoting their future prosperity. Isa. 62:4.Compare Hephzibah(def 2).
  2. Land of Beulah.
  3. a female given name.

Origin of Beulah

From the Hebrew word bəʾūlāh literally, married woman
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Contemporary Examples of beulah

  • Byrd and Melanie Billings were shot to death by masked intruders inside their secluded home in rural Beulah, Florida, on July 9.

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    August 10, 2009

  • The couple was shot to death by masked intruders inside their secluded home in rural Beulah, Florida, on July 9.

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    Florida Murders a Contract Hit?

    Rick Outzen

    July 21, 2009

Historical Examples of beulah


British Dictionary definitions for beulah

Beulah

noun
  1. Old Testament the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4)

Word Origin for Beulah

Hebrew, literally: married woman
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Word Origin and History for beulah

Beulah

fem. proper name, from Hebrew be'ulah "married woman," fem. past participle of ba'al "he married" (see baal).

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