- Shiloh is an ancient village in Palestine written about in the Bible as a meeting place for the Israelites and the location of the tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until about the 4th century.Shiloh is a national military park in southwest Tennessee where a major The definition of civil War battle was fought.
- An example of Shiloh is the capital of Israel before the Jerusalem Temple was built.
- An example of Shiloh is the place for the Civil War Battle of Shiloh that was fought from April 6, 1862, to April 7, 1862.
Shiloh definition by Webster's New World
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national military park in SW Tenn., on the Tennessee River: scene of a Civil War battle (1862)
Origin: after an ancient town in Israel: see Joshua 18:1
Shiloh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An ancient village of central Palestine northwest of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was a meeting place and sanctuary for the Israelites and the site of a tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until its capture by the Philistines.
- A locality in southwest Tennessee east of Memphis. The Civil War Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) ended in the withdrawal of Confederate troops but claimed more than 10,000 casualties on both the Union and Confederate sides.