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  • n. a native or inhabitant of Yemen

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Of or pertaining to, or native to, Yemen, a region (now a vilayet) in southern Arabia; an inhabitant of Yemen.


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  • Berlin’s style was very conservative, ranging between an expressive realism, especially in the various character types such as Yemenite (1937), and a realism possessing geometrical structural forms, as in the sculpture of Bialik.

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  • But to remind, Arianna Huffington wants an old-fashioned analogue alarm clock; former Blogger and Twitter CEO Evan Williams wants a Nest learning thermostat; Nora Ephron wants an extra freezer; former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle a kayak; British Ambassador to the US Nigel Sheinwald Bose headphones; and Zeke Emanuel yes, the other brother wants a Yemenite mezuzah.

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  • There's plenty of choice old-school tracks mixed in with new school Idelsohn exclusives like the re-mix of the Yemenite Trio by Soulico's DJ Sabbo.

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  • The real recipe is a secret carefully guarded by Yemenite grandmothers ....

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  • Yemenite Jews look just like their Arab neighbours in Yemen, just like Moroccan Jews look like theirs.

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  • The assassin of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin came from a family of Yemenite Jews and believed Rabin to be too conciliatory toward Arabs.


  • Moses Maimonides, a widely respected rabbi in what is now Egypt, responded in the way he thought best: discrediting the prophetic tradition of the Muslim sect oppressing the Yemenite Jewish community -- and Christianity, for the sake of definitiveness, as well.

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  • "Um Min Al Yaman" was written by Kahalani, who is of Yemenite extraction.

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  • It tells of a dreamed journey up a mountain, in which the singer sees a Yemenite mother waving at him in greeting.

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  • It was their bad luck that in the spring of 2002 a handwritten, anonymous letter arrived at the FBI office in Buffalo, New York, charging that terrorists had come to Lackawanna “for recruiting the Yemenite youth.”

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