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Bethlehem Syllabification: Beth·le·hem
Pronunciation: /ˈbeTHləhem/

Definition of Bethlehem in English:

1A small town 5 miles (8 km) south of Jerusalem, in the West Bank; population 43,100 (est. 2009). It was the native city of King David and is the reputed birthplace of Jesus.
2An industrial city in eastern Pennsylvania, on the Lehigh River; population 72,241 (est. 2008). It is noted for the manufacturing of steel.

Words that rhyme with Bethlehem

mayhem • ad hominem
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