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Shechem

[ shee-kuhm, -kem, shek-uhm, -em ]
/ ˈʃi kəm, -kɛm, ˈʃɛk əm, -ɛm /
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noun
a town of ancient Palestine, near the city of Samaria; occupied by Israel 1967–96; since 1996 under Palestinian self-rule: first capital of the northern kingdom of Israel.
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Modern name Nablus [nab-luhs, nah-bluhs] /ˈnæb ləs, ˈnɑ bləs/
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Shechem
/ (ˈʃɛkəm, -ɛm) /

noun
the ancient name of Nablus
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