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Jerusalem syndrome

  

      n   a delusive condition affecting some visitors to Jerusalem in which the sufferer identifies with a major figure from his or her religious background  
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Jerusalem  
      n  
1    the capital of Israel (recognition of this has been withheld by a number of countries pending completion of negotiations on Palestinian autonomy), situated in the Judaean hills: became capital of the Hebrew kingdom after its capture by David around 1000 b.c.; destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon in 586 b.c.; taken by the Romans in 63 b.c.; devastated in 70 a.d. and 135 a.d. during the Jewish rebellions against Rome; fell to the Arabs in 637 and to the Seljuk Turks in 1071; ruled by Crusaders from 1099 to 1187 and by the Egyptians and Turks until conquered by the British (1917); centre of the British mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948, when the Arabs took the old city and the Jews held the new city; unified after the Six Day War (1967) under the Israelis; the holy city of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Pop.: 591400 (1997 est.)  
2   
a    the New Jerusalem     (Christianity)   Heaven  
b    any ideal city  


Jerusalem artichoke  
      n  
1    a North American sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus, widely cultivated for its underground edible tubers  
2    the tuber of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable,   (See also)        artichoke       1, 2  
     (C17: by folk etymology from Italian girasole articiocco; see girasol)  
Jerusalem cherry  
      n   a small South American solanaceous shrub, Solanum pseudo-capsicum, cultivated as a house plant for its white flowers and inedible reddish cherry-like fruit  
Jerusalem cross  
      n   a cross the equal arms of which end in a bar,   (Also called)    cross potent  
Jerusalem oak  
      n   a weedy North American chenopodiaceous plant, Chenopodium botrys, that has lobed leaves and smells of turpentine  
Jerusalem syndrome  
      n   a delusive condition affecting some visitors to Jerusalem in which the sufferer identifies with a major figure from his or her religious background  
New Jerusalem  
      n     (Christianity)   heaven regarded as the prototype of the earthly Jerusalem; the heavenly city  
New Jerusalem Church  
      n   a sect founded in 1787 on the teachings of Swedenborg,   (Often shortened to)    New Church  

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n.
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
[Psych.]
o.
astheno-hypotensive syndrome
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