geographical name — see bethel

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  • AI — 1. See Amnesty International. 2. See artificial insemination. 3. See artificial intelligence. Also, A.I. * * * Town, eastern Canaan, ancient Palestine. In the Bible (Joshua 7–8), it was destroyed by the Israelites under …   Universalium

  • bethel — /beth euhl/, n. 1. a sacred area or sanctuary. Gen. 28:19. 2. a church or hostel for sailors. [1610 20; < Heb beth el house of God] * * * City, ancient Palestine. It is located near the modern town of Baytīn in the West Bank and lies about 10 mi… …   Universalium

  • Bethel — /beth euhl/; for 1 also /beth el, beth el /, n. 1. a village in W Jordan, near Jerusalem; occupied by Israel since 1967: dream of Jacob. Gen. 28:19. 2. a town in SW Connecticut. 16,004. * * * City, ancient Palestine. It is located near the modern …   Universalium

  • Bethel — geographical name city of ancient Palestine N of Jerusalem; the present day West Bank town is called Baytīn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bakkah — ( ar. بكة) is a place mentioned in surah 3:96 of the Qur an. It is said to be the site of the first mosque, and therefore it is identified by some Muslims with the city of Mecca. Others also identify it with the Biblical valley of Baca from Psalm …   Wikipedia

  • ʾIʿrab — ʾIʿrāb (إﻋﺮﺍﺏ IPA: [ʔiʕraːb]) is an Arabic term for the system of nominal and adjectival suffixes of Classical Arabic. These suffixes are written in fully vocalized Arabic texts, notably the Qurʾān or texts written for children or Arabic… …   Wikipedia

  • Beitin — Infobox Palestinian Authority muni name=Beitin imgsize=250 caption=The ruins of al Burj in Beitin, 1935 arname=بيتين meaning= founded=19th century type=mund typefrom=1996 altOffSp=Baytin altUnoSp=Bittin governorate=rb… …   Wikipedia

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