the inhabitants of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine. The apostles were all Galileans by either birth or residence. ( Acts 1:11 ) It appears also that the pronunciation of those Jews who resided in Galilee had become peculiar, probably from their contact with their Gentile neighbors. ( Matthew 26:73 )
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Galileans'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".