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Noun zion has 3 senses
- 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
- 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:
--2 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|
- 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