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[zeb-yuh-lon, -luh n]
  1. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for zebulon

Historical Examples of zebulon

  • In fact, we overlooked the tribe or inheritance of Zebulon from Carmel to Tabor.

    Byeways in Palestine

    James Finn

  • Zebulon shall dwell at the haven of the sea, and he shall be for a haven of ships.

  • "I've been to Zebulon, and I've found out lots of things," said Eleanor.

  • If he's gone to Zebulon Wanaka will find him, and if he hasn't, he must have gone this way.

  • He might very well, as she had thought at first, have been on his way to Zebulon.

Word Origin and History for zebulon


masc. proper name, Biblical son of Jacob by Leah, from Hebrew Zebhulun, from zebhul "a dwelling" + diminutive suffix -on (cf. Gen. xxx:20).

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