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- n. A fellow Jew who grew up in the same Eastern European shtetl as the speaker.
- n. A countryman, cohort or sympathizer.
- n. A man respected in the community for his wisdom or knowledge of Torah and Jewish teachings.
From Yiddish לאַנדסמאַן (landsman). (Wiktionary)