American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The Jewish people.
- n. A section of a medieval city inhabited by Jews; a ghetto.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The land of the Jews; Judæa.
- n. A part of a city inhabited by Jews (whence the name of a street in London).
- n. The Jewish people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Judea; also, a district inhabited by Jews; a Jews' quarter.
- n. Jewish people, collectively.
- n. Jews collectively
- From Anglo-Norman juerie. (Wiktionary)
“Buchverlag Erwin Löwe, Berlin 1937, page 272) "But in the meaning in which the term Jewry is understood by us, it is disappearing in Russia.”
“She has published widely on Latin American Jewry, and has been a longtime editor of the journal Latin American Jewish Studies.”
“Global Jewry is trying to prepare the ground for a strong currency.”
“Some people have wondered over the past three days where progressive Jewry is at.”
“For several decades, Jewish leaders have warned of a demographic crisis in American Jewry caused by low fertility rates and intermarriage rates that hover around 50 percent.”
“The Health Corps will cleanse the virus of Jewry from the body politic.”
“This is an implicit acknowledgement of the role of women in the ongoing ideological battle being fought within Polish Jewry, where women often functioned as engines of modernization, urging spouses or siblings to follow the path of acculturation.”
“This trend has continued in contemporary migrations, with immigrant women arriving since 1980 in proportions (forty-eight percent of FSU immigrants and forty-nine percent of other immigrant groups) only slightly below their composition in American Jewry as a whole (where women are a slight majority, constituting fifty-two percent of the overall adult Jewish population).”
“I see that the 1938 edition of Whos Who in American Jewry is cited above, she was also listed in the edition of Who's Who in World Jewry in 1955.”
““Marital Issues in Polish Jewry, 1650 – 1800” (Hebrew).”
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Words in the Bible evoking biblical stories or with special spiritual meaning. Proper names have been reduced to the minimum.
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