Orig: from the active participle of 8104; watch-station; Shomeron, a place in Palestine:--Samaria. H8104
Use: TWOT-2414d Proper Name Location
Grk Strong: G4540
Samaria = "watch mountain"
1) the region of northern Palestine associated with the northern kingdom of the 10 tribes of Israel which split from the kingdom after the death of Solomon during the reign of his son Rehoboam and were ruled by Jeroboam
2) the capital city of the northern kingdom of Israel located 30 miles (50 km) north of Jerusalem and 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Shechem