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Noun israel has 2 senses
- Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
--1 is a kind of country, state, land
--1 is a part of Middle East, Mideast, Near East
--1 has parts:
--1 has members: Israeli
| ||Acre, Akko, Akka, Accho; West Bank; Galilee; Gaza Strip, Gaza; Golan Heights, Golan; Jerusalem, capital of Israel; Bethlehem, Bayt Lahm, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Bethlehem-Judah; Caesarea; Sodom; Gomorrah, Gomorrha; Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-Jaffa; Haifa; Negev, Negev Desert; Dead Sea; Mount Carmel|
- Israel - an ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC
--2 is a kind of kingdom
--2 is a part of Middle East, Mideast, Near East
--2 has member: Israelite