Capernaum

[ kuh-pur-ney-uh m, -nee- ]
/ kəˈpɜr neɪ əm, -ni- /

noun

an ancient site in N Israel, on the Sea of Galilee: center of Jesus' ministry in Galilee.

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British Dictionary definitions for capernaum

Capernaum

/ (kəˈpɜːnɪəm) /

noun

a ruined town in N Israel, on the NW shore of the Sea of Galilee: closely associated with Jesus Christ during his ministry
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