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Meaning of SION

Pronunciation:  'sIun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
  2. [n]  Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
  3. [n]  originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"

SION is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: Israel, State of Israel, Utopia, Yisrael, Zion
 See Also: Accho, Acre, Akka, Akko, Bethlehem, capital of Israel, country, Dead Sea, Erewhon, Galilee, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights, Gomorrah, Gomorrha, Haifa, hill, imaginary place, Israeli, Jerusalem, Jordan, Jordan River, land, Middle East, Near East, Negev, Negev Desert, Sodom, state, Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, West Bank



Easton Bible Dictionary

elevated. (1.) Denotes Mount Hermon in Deut. 4:48; called Sirion by the Sidonians, and by the Amorites Shenir (Deut. 3:9). (See HERMON.)

(2.) The Greek form of Zion (q.v.) in Matt. 21:5; John 12:15.

 Definition:  noise; tumult