gematria

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ge·ma·tri·a

 (gə-mā′trē-ə)
n.
A numerological system used in kabbalah and other forms of Jewish mysticism that assigns numerical values to words based on the fixed numerical values of their letters.

[Mishnaic Hebrew gîmaṭriyyâ, from Greek geōmetriā, geometry; see geometry.]
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gematria

(ɡəˈmeɪtrɪə)
n
(Judaism) Judaism a system of assigning numerical values to the letters of the Hebrew alphabet, esp when used by cabbalists to interpret the Hebrew scriptures
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ge•ma•tri•a

(gəˈmeɪ tri ə)
n.
a cabbalistic system of interpretation of the Scriptures by substituting for a particular word another word whose letters give the same numerical sum.
[1685-95; < Hebrew gēmaṭriyā < Greek geōmetría geometry]
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gematria

A magico-philosophical science of numbers found in the cabala and based on the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
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