Dictionary.com

Decapolis

[ dih-kap-uh-lis ]
/ dɪˈkæp ə lɪs /
Save This Word!

noun
a region in the NE part of ancient Palestine: confederacy of ten cities in the 1st century b.c.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Decapolis in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Decapolis

Decapolis
/ (dɪˈkæpəlɪs) /

noun
a league of ten cities, including Damascus, in the northeast of ancient Palestine: established in 63 bc by Pompey and governed by Rome
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK