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Tiberias

[tahy-beer-ee-uh s]
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noun
  1. Lake. Galilee, Sea of.
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Historical Examples

  • Accordingly, they were ordered to leave the city, by the road to Tiberias.

    For the Temple

    G. A. Henty

  • He was to the Empire of Tiberias what the customs are to America.

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • We are camped in this place, now, just within the city walls of Tiberias.

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • Tiberias spat out a mouthful of blood and shook with fearful laughter.

    The Hour of the Dragon

    Robert E. Howard

  • Tiberias was a fool to start for Velitrium alone, and so close to dusk.

    Beyond the Black River

    Robert E. Howard


British Dictionary definitions for tiberias

Tiberias

noun
  1. a resort in N Israel, on the Sea of Galilee: an important Jewish centre after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans. Pop: 40 100 (2003 est)
  2. Lake Tiberias another name for the (Sea of) Galilee
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