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NOUN (3)

1. 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;
- Example: "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"
[syn: Zion, Sion]

2. Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine;
[syn: Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion]

3. an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal;
[syn: Utopia, Zion, Sion]

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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Sion n 1: 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'" [syn: Zion, Sion] 2: Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine [syn: Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion] 3: an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal [syn: Utopia, Zion, Sion]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Sion 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.
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):

Sion, noise; tumult