Part of speech: noun

A hill in Jerusalem, site of the royal residence of David and his successors.

Part of speech: noun

Metaphorically: ( 1) The Hebrew theocracy; ( 2) The church of Christ; ( 3) The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven.

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Usage examples "zion":

  1. They told him that they were poor pilgrims going to Zion, but were led out of their way by a black man, clothed in white, who bid us, said they, follow him, for he was going thither too. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  2. Zion and other places in the county. - "Eneas Africanus", Harry Stillwell Edwards.
  3. Precious as is this hope and confidence at all times, specially so is it, mourners in Zion! - "Memories of Bethany", John Ross Macduff.