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Tiberias

[ tahy-beer-ee-uhs ]
/ taɪˈbɪər i əs /
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noun

Lake Tiberias. Galilee (def. 2).
a resort in northwestern Israel, on the Sea of Galilee.

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Origin of Tiberias

First recorded in 1600–10; from Latin Tiberiad- (stem of assumed Tiberias ), from Greek Tiberiádos, genitive singular of assumed Tiberías, a town founded ca. a.d. 20 by Herod Antipas and named in honor of the Emperor Tiberius
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British Dictionary definitions for Tiberias

Tiberias
/ (taɪˈbɪərɪˌæs) /

noun

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)
Lake Tiberias another name for the (Sea of) Galilee
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