Pronunciation: (bēr-shē'bu, bēr'shu-; Seph. Heb.ber-she'vä), [key]
1. a city in Israel, near the N limit of the Negev desert: the southernmost city of ancient Palestine. 109,600.
2. from Dan to Beersheba. See Dan (def. 4).
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