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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Zion \Zi"on\, n. [Heb. ts[imac]y[=o]n, originally, a hill.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Jewish Antiq.) A hill in Jerusalem, which, after the capture of that city by the Israelites, became the royal residence of David and his successors. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, the theocracy, or church of God. [1913 Webster] 3. The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven. [1913 Webster]