[ suh-mair-ee-uh ]
/ səˈmɛər i ə /
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a district in ancient Palestine: later part of the Roman province of Syria; taken by Jordan 1948; occupied by Israel 1967.
the northern kingdom of the ancient Hebrews; Israel.
the ancient capital of this kingdom.
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British Dictionary definitions for Samaria
/ (səˈmɛərɪə) /
the region of ancient Palestine that extended from Judaea to Galilee and from the Mediterranean to the River Jordan; the N kingdom of Israel
the capital of this kingdom; constructed northwest of Shechem in the 9th century bc
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