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Sa•mar•i•a



Pronunciation: (su-mâr'ē-u), [key]
n.
1. a district in ancient Palestine: later part of the Roman province of Syria; taken by Jordan 1948; occupied by Israel 1967.
2. the northern kingdom of the ancient Hebrews; Israel.
3. the ancient capital of this kingdom.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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