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Definition of the noun israel

What does israel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Israels

  1. an ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: kingdom = a country with a king as head of state
    • part of: Middle East / Mideast / Near East = the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam
    • member: Israelite = a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel


  1. Israel a.k.a. Jacob is considered a patriarch of the Israelites. According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob was the third Hebrew progenitor with whom God made a covenant.
  2. Israel a.k.a. Christian Benítez: Christian Rogelio Benítez Betancourt, also known as Chucho, was an Ecuadorian footballer who played as a forward for El Jaish of the Qatar Stars League at the time of his death.
  3. Israel David Bascón Gigato, simply known as Israel, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Albacete Balompié as a right midfielder.
    • also known as Israel Bascon Giga
    • born on (28 years ago) in Utrera
    • nationality: Spain
  4. Israel was Patriarch of the Church of the East in 961.
  5. Israel was the bishop of Caucasian Albania in the latter part of the 7th century. In 682, he led an unsuccessful delegation to convert Alp Iluetuer, the ruler of the North Caucasian Huns, to Christianity. Israel wrote about the customs of the Huns, including the local cult of Tengri.

There are other people with in their name, like Amy Israel, Ben Israel, Bob Israel, Ira Israel, Israel Ori, Israel Tal, Sam Israel, Ulf Israel, Alex Israel, Dick Israel and many others.


"Israel": Israel: Opposing Viewpoints is a book, in the Opposing Viewpoints Series, presenting selections of viewpoints on four central questions about Israel and conflicts in the Middle East: should Israel exist, and, if so, as what type of state; what are the roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; is peace possible; and what should U.S. policy be toward Israel? It was edited by John Woodward.

  • also known as Israel: Opposing Viewpoints
  • author: Bob Anderson
  • subject: Israel


Israel a.k.a. Mary Lou: Tamid oto chalom is a 2009 TV series directed by Eytan Fox.


  1. "Israel" is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label.
  2. "Israel" is a song recorded by English rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1980. The track was written by Siouxsie and the Banshees and co-produced with Nigel Gray. "Israel" returned the band to a more rock-oriented sound.
  3. "Israel" is an enigmatic ballad track written by Barry Gibb. It appeared on the Bee Gees' 1971 album Trafalgar.
  4. "Israel" is a composition.
  5. "Israel" is a 1980 single by Siouxsie and the Banshees.
  6. "Israel" is a musical EP of Birmingham 6.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  7. "Israel" is a composition.


  1. Israel is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia, United States.
  2. ISRAEL is a Postal Code.

There are other places with in their name, like Dan Israel, Land of Israel, Israel Township, Kehillat Israel, Kingdom of Israel, Temple Beth Israel, Ahavath Beth Israel, Eretz Israel Museum, Israel Railway Museum, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Rock-cut tombs in ancient Israel, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.


Israel a.k.a. Israël is a periodical.

Phrases with Israel

Phrases starting with the word Israel:

  1. israel baline
  2. Israel Clover
  3. Israel Israeli
  4. israel zangwill
  5. Israel Painted Frog

Phrases ending with the word Israel:

  1. state of israel
  2. tribes of israel
  3. capital of israel
  4. twelve tribes of israel

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Israel

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Google previewWhen Reason Fails (2002)

Portraits of Armies at War : America, Britain, Israel, and the Future by Michael Goodspeed

Modern Israel is an area of some 21,000 square kilometers, slightly smaller than Massachusetts or Wales.

Google previewBradt Israel (2012)

by Samantha Wilson

Israel is a land of dramatic contrasts where three world religions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam - meet in stunning landscapes.

Google previewIsraelis and Palestinians (2012)

Conflict and Resolution by Moshé Machover

For years we, members of Matzpen, have insisted repeatedly that the State of Israel is a Zionist state—it came into being as a result of the Zionist project and is an instrument for extending and expanding it. We were not playing with words or ...

Google previewUnsettled (2008)

The Problem of Loving Israel by Marc Aronson

Modern israel is a country built by immigrants, much like modern america. of course, the immigrants to israel are mainly Jewish, while those coming to america are from every background; but as israelis discovered, the differences between, ...

Google previewWhere Music Helps: Community Music Therapy in Action and Reflection (2013)

by Cochavit Elefant, Mercédès Pavlicevic, Dr Gary Ansdell, Professor Brynjulf Stige

Israel is a country situated at the western bank of the Mediterranean. It is a small country with a population of about...

Google previewHosea, Joel (1997)

An Exegetical and Theological Exposition of Holy Scripture by Duane A. Garrett, Paul Ferris

Mother Israel is the shrines and sacrifices, the sacred blessings, the royal symbols and trappings, the armies, and the official teachings...

Google previewParenting Across Cultures (2013)

Childrearing, Motherhood and Fatherhood in Non-Western Cultures by Helaine Selin

Miri Scharf Israel is a small, young country characterized by cultural diversity, with traditional family patterns alongside modern lifestyles. Founded 64 years ago, Israel has absorbed massive waves of immigration from more than 70 countries ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Bible Prophecy, The (2010)

by Ron Rhodes

ISRAEL , REBIRTH OF for God “will increase the fruit of the trees and the crops of the field, so that you will no longer suffer disgrace among the nations because of famine” (36:30). In the vision of dry bones in Ezekiel 37, the Lord ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of Rabbinic Judaism: Principal theological categories (2005)

by Jacob Neusner

Israel: the holy people, whom God singled out for the redemption of Mankind, variously represented in both the Written and the Oral Torah as an extended, holy family, a people or nation chosen by God for sanctification and service, God's ...

Google previewA Herman Melville Encyclopedia (1995)

by Robert L. Gale

Israel Potter some $5 per page for serial rights to Israel Potter, was happy with the generally complimentary reviews, negotiated with Melville's brother Allan Melville* about book publication, and advertised the book conscientiously. Israel ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

PhotoStock Israel / Gulab Jamun, Dinodia Images / Halva/Halvah, Alex Segre / Hamantasch, VStock / Kanafeh/Kadayif, PhotoStockIsrael / Khachapuri, Eddie Gerald ...

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Quotes about Israel

I would like Israel to be a Jewish state, and therefore not to annex over 2 million Palestinians who live in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to Israel, which will make Israel a bi-national state. (Yitzhak Rabin)
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Scrabble value of I1S1R1A1E1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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