zion


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Zion \Zi"on\, n. [Heb. ts[imac]y[=o]n, originally, a hill.]
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   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.
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   2. Hence, the theocracy, or church of God.
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   3. The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven.
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