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zion

 
Noun zion has 3 senses
  1. Zion, Sion - originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"
    --1 is a kind of hill
    --1 is a part of Jerusalem, capital of Israel
  2. Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
    --2 is a kind of country, state, land
    --2 is a part of Middle East, Mideast, Near East
    --2 has parts:
     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
    --2 has members: Israeli
  3. Utopia, Zion, Sion - an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
    --3 is a kind of imaginary place, mythical place
    --3 has particulars: Erewhon
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