a porch or chapel at the western entrance of certain medieval churches
Origin of galileeMiddle English galilie ; from Medieval Latin galilaea ; from Classical Latin Galilaea, Galilee: uncertain or unknown; perhaps because, being at the less sacred western end, it was compared with the scriptural “Galilee of the Gentiles”
- region of N Israel
- lake in NE Israel, on the Syrian border: c. 13 mi (21 km) long
Origin of GalileeClassical Latin Galilaea ; from Classical Greek Galilaia ; from Classical Hebrew (language) hagalil ; from gelil (hagoyim), literally , district (of the Gentiles)
A small chapel or porch at the western end of a medieval English church.
Origin of galileeMiddle English galile, from Old North French galilee, from Medieval Latin galilaea, from Latin Galilaea, Galilee.
A region of northern Israel. The northernmost part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel, Galilee was the center of Jesus's ministry.
From Ancient Greek Γαλιλαία (Galilaia), from Hebrew גליל (galíl).