What does the word zion mean?

Usage examples for 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 by John Bunyan
  2. Zion and other places in the county. – Eneas Africanus by Harry Stillwell Edwards
  3. Precious as is this hope and confidence at all times, specially so is it, mourners in Zion! – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff