Definition for Zion

Zion, proper n. [L. and Gk < Heb. ןיאצ, sunny, desolate.]

One of the hills of Jerusalem; the City of David was built here and became the center of Jewish life and worship; [fig.] heaven; utopia; household of God; Israelites and their religious system; the Christian Church; a place of worship or meeting-house; (see ED letters).

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