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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ju·dea /ʤʊˈdiə, ˈde-/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the southern part of the ancient Palestine succeeding the
          kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
          [syn: Judaea]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    After the Captivity this name was applied to the whole of the
    country west of the Jordan (Hag. 1:1, 14; 2:2). But under the
    Romans, in the time of Christ, it denoted the southernmost of
    the three divisions of Palestine (Matt. 2:1, 5; 3:1; 4:25),
    although it was also sometimes used for Palestine generally
    (Acts 28:21).
      The province of Judea, as distinguished from Galilee and
    Samaria, included the territories of the tribes of Judah,
    Benjamin, Dan, Simeon, and part of Ephraim. Under the Romans it
    was a part of the province of Syria, and was governed by a