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Judaea

Line breaks: Ju¦daea
Pronunciation: /dʒuːˈdiːə
 
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Definition of Judaea in English:

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Judaean

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adjective
Example sentences
  • A very important corollary follows: the scrolls may put us in touch, not solely with an isolated sectarian community in the Judaean desert, but with much wider sections of first-century Judaism.
  • They made their point very clearly by killing a fellow Judaean, who happened to be sacrificing to a foreign god at that particular moment, and the king's commissioner.
  • Defeating Mithridates, he campaigned extensively throughout the east, intervening in a Judaean civil war and capturing Jerusalem after a three-month siege.

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