Jewry


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Jew·ry

 (jo͞o′rē)
n.
1. The Jewish people.
2. A section of a medieval city inhabited by Jews; a ghetto.

Jewry

(ˈdʒʊərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Judaism)
a. Jews collectively
b. the Jewish religion or culture
2. (Judaism) archaic (sometimes found in street names in England) a quarter of a town inhabited by Jews
3. the Jewry (in some anti-semitic literature) the Jews conceived of as an organized force seeking world domination
4. (Judaism) archaic the land of Judaea

Jew•ry

(ˈdʒu ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the Jewish people collectively.
2. a district inhabited mainly by Jews; ghetto.
[1175–1225; Middle English jewerie < Anglo-French juerie (Old French juierie) =ju Jew + -erie -ery]

Jewry

1. the Jewish people collectively.
2. an area inhabited solely or mostly by Jews.
See also: Judaism

Jewry

 Jews collectively, 1330.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jewry - Jews collectively
social group - people sharing some social relation
Hebraism, Jewish religion, Judaism - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
Jew, Hebrew, Israelite - a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
Translations

Jewry

[ˈdʒʊərɪ] Njudería f, los judíos

Jewry

[ˈdʒʊəri] nla communauté juive

Jewry

ndie Juden pl, → das jüdische Volk

Jewry

[ˈdʒuərɪ] n (frm) → il popolo ebraico, gli ebrei, la comunità ebraica
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