Judea

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Judea

(jo͞odē`ə): see JudaeaJudaea
or Judea
[Lat. from Judah], region, Greco-Roman name for S Palestine. It varied in size in different periods. In the time of Jesus it was both part of the province of Syria and a kingdom ruled by the Herods.
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Judaea

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