Judaea

[ joo-dee-uh ]
/ dʒuˈdi ə /
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noun

Related formsJu·dae·an, adjective, noun

Definition for judaea (2 of 2)

Judea

or Ju·dae·a

[ joo-dee-uh ]
/ dʒuˈdi ə /

noun

the S region of ancient Palestine: existed under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule; divided between Israel and Jordan in 1948; since 1967 completely occupied by Israel.
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British Dictionary definitions for judaea (1 of 2)

Judaea

Judea

/ (dʒuːˈdɪə) /

noun

the S division of ancient Palestine, succeeding the kingdom of Judah: a Roman province during the time of Christ

British Dictionary definitions for judaea (2 of 2)

Judea

/ (dʒuːˈdɪə) /

noun

a variant spelling of Judaea
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Word Origin and History for judaea

Judea


from Latin Judaea, from Judah (see Judah).

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