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Bethlehem

Line breaks: Beth|le¦hem
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛθlɪhɛm
 
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Definition of Bethlehem in English:

A small town 8 km (5 miles) 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.

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