Definition of 'sion'
- 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'"
- Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Synonyms: Israel State of Israel Yisrael Zion
- an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
Synonyms: Utopia Zion