1. A town in northeastern Illinois that has inadequate train service since 1982. You were able to go from Zion to Milwaukee until 1971.Until 1963 you had two train routes to choose from: The North Shore Line, which is now a bike path and the Chicago & Northwestern where the Metra runs now.
2. A town in northeastern Illinois that takes away the fun stuff for everybody. Examples include the closing of the ice and roller rinks, the park district getting rid of the paddle boats in their infinite wisdom, the park district getting rid of the game room in the leisure center in their infinite wisdom, no more ice cream trucks since 1999 or 2000, and other stuff
3. A town in northeastern Illinois that cuts things short. Examples include the city pool closing at 6pm instead of 8 or 9, carnival shutting down at 10pm instead of 11pm starting this year, and recently, the 4th of July fireworks were only ten minutes long this year. The labor Day Parade might be next in being cut short this year. This might result in ZIon becoming a ghost town.
4. A town in northeastern Illinois where public transportation is cut off by 7pm.
5. a boring ass town
Colleen to Me: Pretty soon Zion might get cut off which means no more trains and busses to zion.

by Billsner July 24, 2008
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A hill in Jerusalem, which, after the capture of that city by the Israelites, became the royal residence of David and his successors.
by Jun K. Razy July 07, 2003
Hill located in Jerusalem, just west of the Temple Mount, right outside the walls of the Old City. Site of the tomb of David I. The name 'Zion' is also a synonym for Jerusalem. Pronounced in Hebrew as see-YONE.
Believe it or not, there is actually a real place called Zion in the Holy Land!
by jaebee September 12, 2006
All the other definitions are wrong - Zion is the biblical land of Israel (as opposed to modern Israel), not a hill, clan, person or group. A belief that Zion is the Jewish homeland and the best place for Jews to be, as outlined in the Old Testament or Torah, is known as Zionism. The proper, Hebrew pronunciation is Tsee-On. I know this because I am a Jew, FYI, so anyone who says Zion is, and I quote, "a male with a very very very large set of penis and balls", I am very offended.
Jewish Prayer:
And when they took the Ark (of the Covenant) out, Moses would say "The Torah will come out of Jerusalem, and Your (G-d's) word from Zion.
by shakespeare*frizbee*98 March 13, 2011
The temple mount, where the first and second temple were built, it can also mean Isreal.
Zion, the temple mount
by why do you want my name? June 24, 2005
1. Zion or "Shion", meaning literally "The Pure In Heart"

2. A place, defined in scriptural texts as a hill, city or continent, where the holy dwell and deity has His throne.

3. A mythical place of holdout in a popular movie "The Matrix".
And my people shall be called Zion, The Pure In Heart.

Ascend the hill Zion to the Lord's holy temple-or-Zion, a city on a hill.

The Matrix-One of the coolest movies of the last 50 years.
by Jim November 05, 2004
A place of spiritual enlightenment.
Gettin' closer to zion.
by Gumba Gumba February 25, 2004
ok, so I'm sick of fake definitions (no, its not the city from the matrix) so im gonna put it down how its supposed to be..

Zion is not a defined place - not a town, mountain, cave, lake or whatever it is a symbolical place that forms a strong spiritual bond with believers such as rastafari people. It can be any of those places its a matter of where YOU make it... it has to be a place where you find your inner peace and are calm and peaceful so you can achieve total happines.
Fire descends from on high in the shape of a lion
Burn di sacrifice of pride and ride on to mount Zion
Fire - symbol of rebelion
Lion - the emblem from the national Ehiopian emperor Haile Selasie, a symbol of freedom
Zion - the place where you will become the happiest person alive
by D-man=P September 09, 2008

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