Meaning of Masada

Ma•sa•da

Pronunciation: (mu-sä'du Heb. mu-tsä-dä'), [key]
— n.
  1. a mountaintop fortress in E Israel on the SW shore of the Dead Sea: site of Zealots' last stand against the Romans during revolt ofa.d.66–73.
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