Definition of Israel

Definition of Israel
  1. Israel Proper noun The State of Israel, a modern country in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean.
  2. Israel Proper noun The Land of Israel, a region that is roughly coextensive with the State of Israel.
  3. Israel Proper noun A nation that occupied roughly the same area in ancient times.
  4. Israel Proper noun An ancient kingdom that occupied the northern part of this area, as distinct from Judah.
  5. Israel Proper noun The Jews, taken collectively.
  6. Israel Proper noun A name given to Jacob (Genesis 32:28).
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