Meaning of Samaria in English:


Pronunciation /səˈmɛːrɪə/

proper noun

  • 1An ancient city of central Palestine, founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel. The ancient site is situated in the modern West Bank, north-west of Nablus.

  • 2The region of ancient Palestine around Samaria, between Galilee in the north and Judaea in the south.