- a town in the West Bank near the N end of the Dead Sea, 251 m (825 ft) below sea level: on the site of an ancient city, the first place to be taken by the Israelites under Joshua after entering the Promised Land in the 14th century bc (Joshua 6)
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Jer•i•cho ( jer′i kō′),USA pronunciation n.
- Place Namesan ancient city of Palestine, N of the Dead Sea, formerly in W Jordan;
occupied by Israel 1967–94;
since 1994 under Palestinian self-rule.
- Place Namesa town on W Long Island, in SE New York. 12,739.
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Jericho /ˈdʒɛrɪˌkəʊ/ n
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