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

 Si·on /ˈsaɪən/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of
           the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later
           the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a
           synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of
           Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"
           [syn: Zion]
      2: Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of
         Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine [syn: Israel,
         State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion]
      3: an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal [syn: Utopia,

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    elevated. (1.) Denotes Mount Hermon in Deut. 4:48; called Sirion
    by the Sidonians, and by the Amorites Shenir (Deut. 3:9). (See HERMON.)
      (2.) The Greek form of Zion (q.v.) in Matt. 21:5; John 12:15.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Sion, noise; tumult