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  1. an ancient town in N Israel, in Galilee: scene of Jesus' first miracle. John 2:1, 11.
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Examples from the Web for cana

Historical Examples

  • There is no divine wanderer on earth to reverse the miracle of Cana.

    Ernest Linwood

    Caroline Lee Hentz

  • I was glad to see here one of the jars from the marriage-supper in Cana.


    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Is not the water of Cana that was made wine a witness to His glory?

  • It is thus used in the Marriage in Cana to symbolize gluttony.

  • Let not the liberal supply of wine at the wedding at Cana be urged.

British Dictionary definitions for cana


  1. New Testament the town in Galilee, north of Nazareth, where Jesus performed his first miracle by changing water into wine (John 2:1, 11)
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