Meaning of JERUSALEM in English

or ancient Hierosolyma or biblical Jebus geographical name city SW Asia NW of Dead Sea; divided 1948-67 between Jordan (old city) & Israel (new city); capital of Israel since 1950 & formerly capital of ancient kingdoms of Israel & Judah; old city under Israeli control since 1967 population 544,200 , ~ite noun

Merriam Webster. Explanatory English dictionary Merriam Webster.      Толковый словарь английского языка Мерриам-Уэбстер.