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Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. be-LEN
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Meaning & History

Spanish form of Bethlehem, the name of the town in Judah where King David and Jesus were born. The town's name is from Hebrew בֵּית־לֶחֶם (Beit-lechem) meaning "house of bread".

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Depiction of ancient Bethlehem by Vasily Polenov (1882)Depiction of ancient Bethlehem by Vasily Polenov (1882)

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