Jericho

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɛrɪˌkəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling( jeri kō′)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Jer•i•cho  ( jeri kō′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. 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.
  2. Place Namesa town on W Long Island, in SE New York. 12,739.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Jericho /ˈdʒɛrɪˌkəʊ/ n
  1. 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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