Definitions for jewryˈdʒu ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jew•ryˈdʒu ri(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. the Jewish people collectively.

    Category: Judaism

  2. a district inhabited mainly by Jews; ghetto.

    Category: Judaism

Origin of Jewry:

1175–1225; ME jewerie < AF juerie (OF juierie) =juJew+-erie -ery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jewry(noun)

    Jews collectively


  1. Jewry(Noun)

    The land of the Jews; Judea.

  2. Jewry(Noun)

    Jews in general; the Jewish population of a locale.

  3. Origin: From juerie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jewry(noun)

    judea; also, a district inhabited by Jews; a Jews' quarter


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