Definition of galilee in English:

galilee

noun

  • A chapel or porch at the entrance to some English churches.

    • ‘An exceptionally long nave was constructed, which ended with a massive west-work completed in the early C13; the west porch or galilee was remodelled soon afterwards.’

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from medieval Latin galilea Galilee Compare with gallery.

Pronunciation:

galilee

/ˈɡaləˌlē/

Definition of Galilee in English:

Galilee

proper noun

  • A northern region of ancient Palestine, west of the Jordan River, associated with the ministry of Jesus. It is now part of Israel.

Pronunciation:

Galilee

/ˈɡaləˌlē/