Jericho means in the bible: An 800-foot high walled town in the Jordan Valley, at the foot of the Mediterranean. It is near where the Israelites first crossed the Jordan River to enter the Promised Land Josh. 2:1-3; 3:16; 6. Joshua cursed it Josh. 6:26 was fulfilled in 1 Kgs. 16:34. It fell within Benjamin Josh’s territory. 18:12, 21, and it was visited by the Lord Jesus Christ on His final journey to Jerusalem Mark 10,46; Luke 18,35; 19:1.
(in Bible Dictionary)