capital of and largest city in the North District of Israel; predominantly inhabited by Arab citizens of Israel; a center of Christian pilgrimage as the childhood home of Jesus
Modern-day Nazareth

Nazareth (English pronunciation: /ˈnæzərəθ/) (Hebrew: נָצְרַת Natz'rat or Natzeret; Arabic: الناصرةan-Nāṣira or an-Naseriyye) is the capital city of the north district of Israel. Most of the people in this city are Arabs (who are either Muslim or Christian). There are also some Jewish people. The city is very old and is also famous for being the city where it is believed Jesus grew up.