Origin of Beulah
From the Hebrew word bəʾūlāh literally, married woman
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Examples from the Web for beulah
Byrd and Melanie Billings were shot to death by masked intruders inside their secluded home in rural Beulah, Florida, on July 9.Mexican Mafia Connection
August 10, 2009
The couple was shot to death by masked intruders inside their secluded home in rural Beulah, Florida, on July 9.Florida Murders a Contract Hit?
July 21, 2009
She was singing "Beulah Land," but her tone was more subdued than usual.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
Later, asked to sing, he offered the familiar "Beulah Land."
"She was ordered to Doctor Beulah's room yesterday," said Cora.Nan Sherwood at Palm Beach
Annie Roe Carr
Nobody but Beulah ever looks at Uncle William's collection of oddities.
"Dr. Fitzsimmons gives Beulah another three months at the most," he said.
- Old Testament the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4)
Hebrew, literally: married woman
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Word Origin and History for beulah
fem. proper name, from Hebrew be'ulah "married woman," fem. past participle of ba'al "he married" (see baal).
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