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Overview of noun zion

The noun zion has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Zion, Sion

(originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'")

2. Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion

(Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine)

3. Utopia, Zion, Sion

(an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal)

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