judaea


noun

  1. Judea.

noun

  1. the S region of ancient Palestine: existed under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule; divided between Israel and Jordan in 1948; since 1967 completely occupied by Israel.

noun

  1. the S division of ancient Palestine, succeeding the kingdom of Judah: a Roman province during the time of Christ

noun

  1. a variant spelling of Judaea

from Latin Judaea, from Judah (see Judah).

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