capital of Israel

noun
capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
Syn: ↑Jerusalem
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑Israel, ↑State of Israel, ↑Yisrael, ↑Zion, ↑Sion
Part Meronyms:

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